nut grass

noun

Definition of nut grass

  1. :  a perennial sedge (Cyperus rotundus) of wide distribution that has slender rootstocks bearing small edible tubers resembling nuts; also :  a related sedge (C. esculentus)

First Known Use of nut grass

1750

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