deer grass


noun


Nearby words

  1. deepwater,
  2. deer,
  3. deer fern,
  4. deer fly,
  5. deer fly fever,
  6. deer lick,
  7. deer mouse,
  8. deer park,
  9. deer tick,
  10. deer's-tongue

Origin of deer grass

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85

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British Dictionary definitions for deergrass

deergrass

noun

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