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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a kind of grass (Stipa comata) of the Western United States, which has very long silky awns. The name is also sometimes given to various species of the genera Aqave and Yucca.

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  • n. valuable forage grass of dry upland areas and plains of western North America to northern Mexico


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