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Related / Similar Words: windmill grass, creeping windmill grass, Chloris truncata, Bermuda grass, devil grass, Bahama grass, kweek, doob, scutch grass, Cynodon dactylon, colicroot, colic root, crow corn, unicorn root

 

Definition:
  • perennial Australian grass having numerous long spikes arranged like the vanes of a windmill;
  • trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India;
  • any plant of the genus Hypoxis having long grasslike leaves and yellow star-shaped flowers: Africa; Australia; southern Asia; North America;
  • any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic;

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    Hyponyms: American star grass, Hypoxis hirsuta, ague root, ague grass, Aletris farinosa, yellow colicroot, Aletris aurea

     

    Member Meronyms: Cynodon, genus Cynodon, Hypoxis, genus Hypoxis, Aletris, genus Aletris

     

     
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