Origin of tussock
OTHER WORDS FROM tussocktussocked, adjective
Words nearby tussock
How to use tussock in a sentence
Among these pests, the most important to the dweller in a large city is the tussock moth, which destroys our shade trees.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
He refers to the penguins, kelp-weed and tussock grass; certainly three characteristic features.
As the summer wind stirs one tussock after another, so she stepped onward between the slimy ponds and deadly quagmires.Edmund Dulacs Fairy-Book|Edmund Dulac
The day of our approach was marked by fine calm weather and the dark-green tussock-clad hillsides were rather attractive.
Amongst the tussock a hole is first made in the soft earth and then neatly lined with blades of grass.
British Dictionary definitions for tussock
- short for tussock grass
- the tussock country where tussock grass grows