hair grass


noun

any of various grasses having slender stems and leaves, especially one of the genus Deschampsia, as D. flexuosa or D. caespitosa.

Nearby words

  1. hair cast,
  2. hair cell,
  3. hair disk,
  4. hair follicle,
  5. hair gel,
  6. hair hygrometer,
  7. hair implant,
  8. hair lacquer,
  9. hair net,
  10. hair of the dog that bit you

Origin of hair grass

First recorded in 1750–60

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British Dictionary definitions for hair grass

hair grass

noun

any grass of the genera Aira, Deschampsia, etc, having very narrow stems and leaves
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