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  • adjective having leaves that resemble grass


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  • Galanga, says Bp Percy, is the root of a grassy-leaved plant brought from the East Indies, of an aromatic smell and hot biting bitterish Taste, anciently used among other Spices, but now almost laid aside.

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • _Arundina, _ a beautiful purple grassy-leaved orchid, was abundantly in flower on the hill-top, and the great white swallow-tailed moth

    Himalayan Journals — Complete


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