/ (mɪsˈkænθəs) /
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any tall perennial bamboo-like grass of the genus Miscanthus, native from southern Africa to SE Asia and cultivated for ornament in temperate regions
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Example sentences from the Web for miscanthus
The best of the permanent kinds in the North are the various sorts of Eulalia (properly Miscanthus).The Practical Garden-Book|C. E. Hunn