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- noun botany A kind of
grass(Erianthus saccharoides) with the spikeletsarranged in great silkyplumes, growing in swampsin the Southern United States.
- noun botany The still finer Erianthus Ravennae from the
Mediterraneanregion. The name is sometimes extended to the whole genus.
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- noun a reedlike grass of the genus Erianthus having large plumes
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