wire grass

or wire·grass


noun

any of various grasses or rushes having wiry roots, culms, or leaves.

Origin of wire grass

An Americanism dating back to 1745–55
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wire grass


noun

any of various grasses, such as Bermuda grass, that have tough wiry roots or rhizomes
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