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  • noun A movement in arts and literature in West Bengal, India during the period 1961-1965, claiming that India is in the grip of sarvagrass, meaning that its culture feeds out of all the morsels available to it from all over the world.

Etymologies

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The word was derived from Geoffrey Chaucer's line "In The Sowre Hungry Tyme".

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