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rooigras Line breaks: rooi|gras
Pronunciation: /ˈrɔɪxras/

Definition of rooigras in English:

noun

[mass noun] South African
A valuable southern African pasture grass which has a reddish tint in winter.
  • Themeda triandra, family Poaceae

Origin

Late 19th century: from Afrikaans, literally 'red grass'.

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