cutting grass


Australia : any of several sedges of the genera Gahnia and Cladium
especially : a widely distributed sedge (C. psittacorum) with sharp-edged triquetrous leaves

called also cutty grass

: a sedge of the genus Scleria
especially : a high-climbing tropical American sedge (S. flagellum-nigrorum) with cutting stems

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“Cutting grass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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