Definition of Sweet grass

1. Noun. Any of several moisture-loving grasses of the genus Glyceria having sweet flavor or odor.

Exact synonyms: Manna Grass
Group relationships: Genus Glyceria, Glyceria
Specialized synonyms: Glyceria Grandis, Reed Meadow Grass
Generic synonyms: Meadow Grass, Meadowgrass

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweet Grass

sweet corn plant
sweet corns
sweet cream
sweet cup
sweet dreams
sweet elder
sweet false chamomile
sweet fern
sweet flag
sweet flags
sweet four o'clock
sweet gale
sweet goldenrod
sweet granadilla
sweet gum
sweet gum tree
sweet gum trees
sweet hereafter
sweet iron
sweet leaf
sweet lemon
sweet lime
sweet marjoram
sweet melon
sweet melon vine
sweet mother of Jesus
sweet nothings
sweet oil

Literary usage of Sweet grass

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Another sweet-grass (Asperulo odorata) does not in the least resemble grass, having whorls of leaves and white flowers like tiny stars in cymes. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"SWEET-GRASS, a name given to certain plants, most of which are fragrant, especially in drying. ... Another sweet-grass ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"They were obliged to traverse a sandy desert, which, in the extent of seventy miles, did not afford a single blade of sweet grass nor a single spring of ..."

4. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"The oats or millet prevent the sweet grass from getting a start, and if the brome grass succeeds in getting a good start it will be very apt to smother the ..."

5. Indian Basketry by George Wharton James (1903)
"Then take two plaits of thickly plaited sweet grass and proceed to web weave. Now we take three weavers an inch wide and a long plait of extra thick plaited ..."

6. Indian Basketry: And How to Make Indian and Other Baskets by George Wharton James (1903)
"Then take two plaits of thickly plaited sweet grass and proceed to web weave. Now we take three weavers an inch wide and a long plait of extra thick plaited ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Another sweet-grass (Asperulo odorata) does not in the least resemble grass, having whorls of leaves and white flowers like tiny stars in cymes. ..."

8. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"SWEET-GRASS, a name given to certain plants, most of which are fragrant, especially in drying. ... Another sweet-grass ..."

9. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"They were obliged to traverse a sandy desert, which, in the extent of seventy miles, did not afford a single blade of sweet grass nor a single spring of ..."

10. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"The oats or millet prevent the sweet grass from getting a start, and if the brome grass succeeds in getting a good start it will be very apt to smother the ..."

11. Indian Basketry by George Wharton James (1903)
"Then take two plaits of thickly plaited sweet grass and proceed to web weave. Now we take three weavers an inch wide and a long plait of extra thick plaited ..."

12. Indian Basketry: And How to Make Indian and Other Baskets by George Wharton James (1903)
"Then take two plaits of thickly plaited sweet grass and proceed to web weave. Now we take three weavers an inch wide and a long plait of extra thick plaited ..."

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