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sweet grass

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noun

any of several fragrant plants, as manna grass or the sweet flag.

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sweet corn, sweet dreams, sweet fern, sweet flag, sweet gale, sweet grass, sweet gum, sweet marjoram, sweet marten, sweet mock orange, sweet nothings

Origin of sweet grass

First recorded in 1570–80
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sweet grass


noun

an aromatic grass (Hierochloe odorata), traditionally used in Native American rituals
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