Definition of wheatgrass in English:

wheatgrass

Syllabification: wheat·grass
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wētˌgras
 
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noun

  • 1Any of various creeping grasses, especially couch grass.
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    • A bluebunch wheatgrass now in the final stages of testing, for example, is the result of crossbreeding parent plants from 25 different sites throughout 6 western states and British Columbia.
    • In a six-hundred-acre planting project in Ephraim Canyon, he favored a native bromegrass and a native wheatgrass, which had both been collected on the Manti Forest.
    • The cherry picker went up again, and the lineman looped ropes beneath the nest, a bagel-shaped cup four feet across, woven from cottonwood branches and padded with wheatgrass.
  • 2The young shoots of the wheat plant Triticum aestivum, preparations of which are credited with various health-giving properties.
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    • "One ounce of wheatgrass is equivalent to more than 2.5 lbs of leafy-green vegetables," screamed the signboard at Juice Zone, a Canadian'juice bar ' franchise at the local mall.
    • I started with a carrot, apple, beetroot and ginger juice, a shot of wheatgrass, two nectarines, and apple, and a tray of cherries that I still have for later.
    • Two trays of fresh, growing wheatgrass cost £16.50, including the essential overnight courier delivery charge (£8.50).

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