from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of ornamental grasses of the tribe Paniceæ, distinguished by the joint at the summit of the pedicel, surmounted by an involucre of somewhat plumose bristles including one to three narrow spikelets.

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  • n. a genus of Old World grasses


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