sweet grass


noun

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

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Origin of sweet grass

First recorded in 1570–80
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British Dictionary definitions for sweet grass

sweet grass

noun

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