Definition of cogon in English:

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cogon

Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊɡɒn/
(also cogon grass)

noun

[mass noun] North American
A coarse grass of tropical and warm regions, which can become a serious weed.
  • Genus Imperata, family Gramineae
Example sentences
  • Raised two to three feet off the ground, houses have beams of wood, walls of bamboo, and roofs of rice straw or cogon grass.

Origin

Tagalog.

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