Definition of switchgrass in English:


Line breaks: switch|grass
Pronunciation: /ˈswɪtʃgraːs


[mass noun]
  • A tall North American panic grass which forms large clumps.
    • Panicum virgatum, family Gramineae
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    • The mixture of warm- and cool-season grass pastures was predominantly switchgrass, big bluestem, and smooth brome.
    • After years of research, biopower from two unlikely crops - willow and switchgrass - soon may be a reality in New York and Iowa.
    • Both alfalfa and switchgrass can also be burned to generate electricity.

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