Share this entry

Share this page

beargrass

Line breaks: bear|grass

Definition of beargrass in English:

noun

A North American plant with long, coarse, grass-like leaves, in particular:
Example sentences
  • On the floor of an ancient volcanic crater hidden deep within Washington's Gifford Pinchot National Forest, blue lupines and yellow mountain daisies poke through an open meadow padded with beargrass and moss.
  • A short walk on the 1 1/2-mile (one way) Hidden Lake Nature Trail will lead you past a subalpine meadow dotted with beargrass, to an overlook, and perhaps to a glimpse of mountain goats.
  • We tied napkins with beargrass and embellished them with lily pad-like Shortia, commonly sold as galax leaves.

Definition of beargrass in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: jônt
noun
a short excursion or journey for pleasure