spear grass

noun

Definition of spear grass

  1. 1 :  any of numerous grasses having spear-shaped inflorescences or stiff pointed leaves: such as a :  couch grass b :  bent 2d c :  meadow grass d :  common reed e :  slender foxtail f :  porcupine grass 1

  2. 2a :  a spearwort (Ranunculus flammula) b :  a plant of the genus Aciphylla (family Umbelliferae) with prickly leaves; especially :  a New Zealand perennial (A. colensoi)

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