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Definition of "prairie-grass" [prairie-grass]

  • Any grass growing on prairies. (noun)
  • Specifically, in Australia, the grass Bromus (Ceratochloa) unioloides, once called there Californian prairie-grass, though not found in California. See rescuegrass. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "prairie-grass" in a sentence
  • "The relations among the men, strained and made tense by feuds, quarrels and grudges, were in a state of unstable equilibrium, and evil passions flared up in flame like prairie-grass."
  • "In terms of filling up our flex-fuel tanks, treethanol and prairie-grass biofuel may not be in the near-term scenario."
  • "He also has an organic-crop business, and harvests wildflowers and prairie-grass seeds on 200 acres of virgin prairie that has never been plowed."