sword grass

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noun

any of various grasses or plants having swordlike or sharp leaves, as the sword lily.

Nearby words

  1. sword bean,
  2. sword belt,
  3. sword cane,
  4. sword dance,
  5. sword fern,
  6. sword knot,
  7. sword lily,
  8. sword of damocles,
  9. sword-bearer,
  10. sword-swallower

Origin of sword grass

First recorded in 1590–1600

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British Dictionary definitions for sword grass

sword grass

noun

any of various grasses and other plants having sword-shaped sharp leaves
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