Examples of tussock in a Sentence
There were grassy tussocks throughout the marsh.
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The flat-bladed grass tussocks weren't too wobbly for walking.
There are also several hairy species, namely the walnut caterpillar, fall webworm, and sycamore tussock, which are also harmless and commonly found.
One large species, tussock sedge, has interesting large spiky seed heads in early summer.
Each step pushes voracious clouds up from the tussocks.
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First Known Use: 1607See Words from the same year
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