- any of various grasses having slender stems and leaves, especially one of the genus Deschampsia, as D. flexuosa or D. caespitosa.
Origin of hair grass
First recorded in 1750–60
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- any grass of the genera Aira, Deschampsia, etc, having very narrow stems and leaves
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