holy grass

noun

Definition of holy grass

: any of several sweet-scented grasses of the genus Hierochloe especially : sweet grass

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History and Etymology for holy grass

so called from the custom in northern Europe of strewing it before church doors on saints' days

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“Holy grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holy%20grass. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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