Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of grasses with the flower-spikelets forming a unilateral spike.

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Examples

  • The dry and stimulating food, which generally falls to his share, produces an irritation of his stomach, from which lie is glad to free himself; and for this purpose he has recourse to the sharp leaves of the cynosurus.

    The Dog

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