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any of various sedges of the genus Cladium, of tropical and temperate regions, having spiny, serrated leaves.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Also saw·grass [saw-gras, ‐grahs]. /ˈsɔˌgræs, ‐ˌgrɑs/.
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Example sentences from the Web for saw grass
Many of these are filled with tall sawgrass which, growing from the bottom, greatly impedes the passage even of small boats.Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania |Jewett Castello Gilson