Distichlis

noun Dis·tich·lis \ də̇ˈstiklə̇s \

Definition of Distichlis

: a small genus of American grasses found along seashores and in alkaline regions and having creeping rhizomes, distichous leaves, and several-flowered spikes in small panicles — see salt grass

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Origin and Etymology of distichlis

New Latin, irregular from Greek distichos


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