[ mas-kuh-reen ]
/ ˌmæs kəˈrin /
a creeping grass, Zoysia tenuifolia, naturalized in California and Florida, having fine leaves and shoots that make good turf.
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- mascagni, pietro,
- mascarene islands,
Origin of mascarene grass
First recorded in 1955–60; after the Mascarene Islands, east of Madagascar
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