Definition of turtle grass in English:

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turtle grass


A submerged marine flowering plant found in the Caribbean, with long grasslike leaves.
  • Thalassia testudinum, family Hydrocharitaceae
Example sentences
  • Turtle grass was reported at depths deeper than 30 feet in clear waters of the Bahamas and only to 6 feet in murky conditions.
  • The fish had driven down deep in the turtle grass and sea weeds trying to hide.
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