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Meaning of STAR GRASS

Pronunciation:  stâr gras

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  perennial Australian grass having numerous long spikes arranged like the vanes of a windmill
  2. [n]  trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India
  3. [n]  any plant of the genus Hypoxis having long grasslike leaves and yellow star-shaped flowers: Africa; Australia; southern Asia; North America
  4. [n]  any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic
 
 Synonyms: Bahama grass, Bermuda grass, Chloris truncata, colic root, colicroot, creeping windmill grass, crow corn, Cynodon dactylon, devil grass, doob, kweek, scutch grass, unicorn root, windmill grass
 
 See Also: ague grass, ague root, Aletris, Aletris aurea, Aletris farinosa, American star grass, cormous plant, Cynodon, finger grass, genus Aletris, genus Cynodon, genus Hypoxis, grass, Hypoxis, Hypoxis hirsuta, liliaceous plant, yellow colicroot

 

 

 

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