Definition of turtle-grass in English:


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[mass noun]
  • A submerged marine flowering plant found in the Caribbean, with long grass-like leaves.
    • Thalassia testudinum, family Hydrocharitaceae
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    • 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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