Para grass

noun

Definition of Para grass

1 : a perennial pasture and green forage grass (Panicum purpurascens) grown in tropical countries and especially suited to soils too wet for other crops
2 : piassava fiber

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History and Etymology for Para grass

from Pará, state and city in Brazil

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“Para grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Para%20grass. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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