Stenotaphrum

noun Steno·taph·rum \ ˌstenəˈtafrəm \

Definition of Stenotaphrum

: a small genus of grasses found in Malaysia and along the seacoast of America and having creeping stems and one-flowered spikelets on one side of a flat corky rachis — see saint augustine grass

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Origin and Etymology of stenotaphrum

New Latin, from sten- + Greek taphros ditch; akin to Greek thaptein to bury


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