Definition of pampas grass in English:

pampas grass

Syllabification: pam·pas grass
Pronunciation: /ˈpampəs ˌgräs


  • A tall South American grass with silky flowering plumes, widely cultivated as an ornamental plant.
    • Cortaderia selloana, family Gramineae
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    • With a little planning you can enjoy a view from your window of snow on the plumes of pampas grass or on a garden statue nestled into a green hedge.
    • I need to cut back my pampas grass and prune my crape myrtles.
    • His slides showed examples of phormium, umbellifors, ferns and grasses, such as yuccas, angelica, tree ferns, bamboos and pampas grass.

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