broom sedge


Definition of broom sedge

1 : any of several grasses of the genus Andropogon (especially A. scoparius, A. virginicus, and A. argyraeus)

called also broom grass

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History and Etymology for broom sedge

so called from its use in broommaking

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“Broom sedge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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