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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as matweed.
  • n. A European grass, Nardus stricta, which grows abundantly on moors and heaths in short tufts. It is worthless for agricultural purposes, except as affording a natural pasturage for sheep. Also called nard.
  • n. In Australia, Manisuris compressa, a grass with creeping or ascending flattened stems, esteemed for pasturage and said to keep green the whole year in dry climates.
  • n. Same as tussock-grass, 2.

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