Nassella

noun
Nas·​sel·​la | \ nəˈselə \

Definition of Nassella

: a small genus of South American and chiefly Chilean tufted perennial grasses that resemble sedges and have narrow few-branched panicles — see nassella tussock

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History and Etymology for Nassella

New Latin, diminutive of Latin nassa fish basket

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“Nassella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nassella. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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