Definition of sweetgrass
: a slender fragrant perennial grass (Hierochloe odorata) that typically grows in moist soils and is used especially in basketry
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Lighting a stick of palo santo, like burning a bundle of sage or sweetgrass, is believed to chase away misfortune.
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