ricegrass

noun

Definition of ricegrass

1 : a stoloniferous marsh grass (Leersia hexandra) of tropical America cultivated (as in the Philippines and southern Africa) for green forage
2 : a European spartina (Spartina townsendi) used as a fodder and soil-binding plant
3 : any of several grasses of the genus Oryzopsis (especially O. oryzoides)

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“Ricegrass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ricegrass. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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