short-grass prairie

\ ˈshȯrt-ˌgras- How to pronounce short-grass prairie (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Officials say the goal is to create a short-grass prairie ecosystem with its original inhabitants, including bison. USA TODAY, "Space dummy, Bigfoot denial, pumped-up pumpkin: News from around our 50 states," 2 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of short-grass prairie

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Short-grass prairie.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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