Definición de tussock en inglés:


Saltos de línea: tus|sock
Pronunciación: /ˈtʌsək


  • A small area of grass that is thicker or longer than the grass growing around it.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Between the tussocks of grass grew purple heather and tufted bog cotton, which were used in the old days for pillows and mattresses.
    • He hid inside a tussock of oat grass and watched as the fine thatched house rose up beside the water-hole.
    • Larks that live in desert areas will stand in the shade of grass tussocks during the hottest parts of the day.



Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The path leads through open zones of tussocky grasses, silver birches, and woods, honeysuckle swarms up the pines.
  • Allow natural colonization or seed tussocky grasses such as cocksfoot and Yorkshire fog.
  • Swamp foxtail, a coarse tussocky native grass with a seed head similar to buffel grass, is the native host of this insect pest.


mid 16th century: perhaps an alteration of dialect tusk 'tuft', of unknown origin.

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