- any of various grasses that grow in tuftlike clumps.
Origin of tussock grass
Examples from the Web for tussock grass
Historical Examples of tussock grass
When darkness came on, Harrisson was near The Nuggets, where he passed the night amongst the tussock-grass.The Home of the Blizzard
At all events he followed me into my room, which only boasted of a mattress, stuffed with tussock-grass by the way, on the floor.Station Amusements
Inch by inch we dragged her up until we reached the fringe of the tussock-grass and knew that the boat was above high-water mark.
The rise of the tide was about five feet, and at spring tide the water must have reached almost to the edge of the tussock-grass.
It had forced up a ridge of stones close to where the James Caird lay at the edge of the tussock-grass.
- Australian and NZ any of several pasture grasses of the genus Poa