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sawgrass Syllabification: saw·grass
Pronunciation: /ˈsôɡras/
(also saw grass)

Definition of sawgrass in English:


chiefly North American
A sedge with spiny-edged leaves.
Example sentences
  • Sugar growers use huge amounts of phosphorus-based fertilizer, most of which runs off into the Everglades and promotes the growth of exotic cattails in place of the native sawgrass.
  • From its subterranean source, the Wekiva meanders slow and clear past waving sawgrasses and under a moss-draped canopy of oak and laurel and longleaf pine.
  • How many times have you missed a duck because you were wondering whether you were standing in crabgrass or sawgrass?
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