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salt grass

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noun
  1. any of several grasses, as Distichlis spicata, that grow in salt marshes or meadows or in alkali soil.
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Origin of salt grass

First recorded in 1695–1705
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Historical Examples

  • The way was through a pebbly waste of beach and salt-grass, and a sea-scrub of grey bushes.

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    Maurice Hewlett