sea oats

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

Definition of sea oats

  1. :  a tall grass (Uniola paniculata) that has panicles resembling those of the oat, grows chiefly on the coast of the southern U.S., and is useful as a sand binder; also :  a related plant (Chasmanthium latifolium synonym U. latifolia) chiefly of the eastern U.S.

1879

First Known Use of sea oats

1879


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