Leersia

noun Leer·sia \ˈlirzēə\

Definition of Leersia

  1. :  a genus of perennial chiefly swamp grasses having flat roughish leaves and one-flowered spikelets — see rice cut-grass, white grama

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Origin and Etymology of leersia

New Latin, from Johann D. Leers †1774 German botanist + New Latin -ia


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