: a small genus of showy North American perennial grasses having ample panicles of 2-edged spikelets of which the lowermost glumes are empty and including several that are valued as sand stabilizers see sea oat

Word History


New Latin, from Late Latin, a kind of plant, probably from unio oneness, unity, union

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“Uniola.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Uniola. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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