uva grass

noun \ˈüvə-\

Definition of uva grass

  1. :  an ornamental tropical American grass (Gynerium sagittatum) reaching a height of 30 feet or more and having huge pale tan or cream-colored panicles resembling plumes —called also cana brava

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Origin and Etymology of uva grass

American Spanish, from Tupi ubá, uibá


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