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grassland

noun grass·land \-ˌland\

: land covered with grasses and other soft plants but not with bushes and trees

Full Definition of GRASSLAND

1
:  farmland occupied chiefly by forage plants and especially grasses
2
a :  land on which the natural dominant plant forms are grasses and forbs
b :  an ecological community in which the characteristic plants are grasses

Examples of GRASSLAND

  1. <stunning pictures of the giraffes and zebras roaming the grasslands of Africa>

First Known Use of GRASSLAND

1682
GRASSLAND Defined for Kids

grassland

noun grass·land \ˈgras-ˌland\

Definition of GRASSLAND for Kids

:  land covered with herbs (as grass and clover) rather than shrubs and trees

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