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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Origin and Etymology of para grass
from Pará, state and city in Brazil
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