Definition of Bunch grass
1. Noun. Any of various grasses of many genera that grow in tufts or clumps rather than forming a sod or mat; chiefly of western United States.
Medical Definition of Bunch grass
1. Any of a number of perennial grasses (family Gramineae) which grow in tight clumps and regenerate each year from deep roots. (09 Oct 1997)
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Literary usage of Bunch grass
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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"This is due to the fact that :attle do not eat the old bunch-grass. ... Burning injures the bunch-grass to such an extent that it does not fully recover for ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"The first (tall bunch grass) is sometimes of a rich orange-red running to dull red, and the second (low bunch grass) is from brownish red to brick-red and ..."
3. History of the Northern Pacific Railroad by Eugene Virgil Smalley (1883)
"... of Treeless Country Covered with Bunch-Grass—Rich Irrigable Lands along the Rivers—Chief Towns of Eastern Montana—Indian Reservations—Western Montana, ..."
4. Two Years in Oregon by Nash, Wallis (1882)
"... were bound—Still eastward—Fish Lake—Clear Lake—Fly-fishing in still water—The down slope east—Lava-beds—Bunch-grass—The valleys in Eastern Oregon—Their ..."
5. Among the An-ko-me-nums Or Flathead Tribes of Indians of the Pacific Coast by Thomas Crosby (1907)
"THE bunch grass COUNTRY* " As laborers in Thy vineyard Still faithful may we be, ... In two weeks and three days we travelled 482 miles, * The bunch grass ..."