Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several grasses of the genus Leersia, found mostly along marshes, ponds, and streams and having leaves with very rough, serrated margins.
  • noun Any of several other grasses with rough margins.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of grass having very rough blades, which when drawn quickly through the hand inflict a cut.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A grass with leaves having edges furnished with very minute hooked prickles, which form a cutting edge; one or more species of Leersia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A grass with leaves having edges furnished with very minute hooked prickles, which form a cutting edge; one or more species of Leersia.

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cut +‎ grass

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