Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

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 The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

Etymologies

cut +‎ grass (Wiktionary)

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