[ kahns ]
/ kɑns /
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an Indian grass of the genus Saccharum, used in some areas for fodder, thatching, etc., and being in other areas a troublesome weed.
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Origin of kans
1870–75; <Hindi kās<Sanskrit kāśa; compare Pali, Prakrit kāsa
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How to use kans in a sentence
They are watered and created, as it were, by the various branches of the Kans river.
Two of the Kans chiefs have said they will pursue the voyage with me agreeably to my orders.
The destructive kans grass has proved as great a pest here as elsewhere in Bundelkhand.
One day an immense flight of swallows came and settled on Kans rice-field.Japanese Fairy Tales|Grace James
Appointed to-morrow for the interview with the Kans and Osage.