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turtle grass

noun

Definition of turtle grass

  1. :  a submerged monocotyledonous marine plant (Thalassia testudinum of the family Hydrocharitaceae) of the coasts of Florida and the West Indies having long ribbonlike leaves



1735

First Known Use of turtle grass

1735


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