: a grass (especially genus Leersia) with minute hooked bristles along the edges of the leaf blade

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cut-grass was circa 1818

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Cite this Entry

“Cut-grass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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