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Star grass   /stɑr græs/   Listen
Star grass

noun
1.
Any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic.  Synonyms: colic root, colicroot, crow corn, unicorn root.
2.
Any plant of the genus Hypoxis having long grasslike leaves and yellow star-shaped flowers: Africa; Australia; southern Asia; North America.
3.
Trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India.  Synonyms: Bahama grass, Bermuda grass, Cynodon dactylon, devil grass, doob, kweek, scutch grass.
4.
Perennial Australian grass having numerous long spikes arranged like the vanes of a windmill.  Synonyms: Chloris truncata, creeping windmill grass, windmill grass.



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Words linked to "Star grass" :   finger grass, Cynodon, ague grass, genus Cynodon, Aletris, genus Aletris, grass, Hypoxis hirsuta, liliaceous plant, Aletris aurea, yellow colicroot, ague root, genus Hypoxis, Aletris farinosa, Hypoxis, cormous plant



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