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Origin of deer grass

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85
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British Dictionary definitions for deer grass

deergrass
/ (ˈdɪəˌɡrɑːs) /

noun
a perennial cyperaceous plant, Trichophorum caespitosum, that grows in dense tufts in peat bogs of temperate regions
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