from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. An American genus of grasses (Oryzopsis).
  • n. any species of an American genus (Oryzopsis) of grasses, somewhat resembling rice.

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  • n. valuable forage grass of dry upland areas and plains of western North America to northern Mexico


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