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razor grass

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Definition of razor grass in English:

noun

[mass noun] West Indian
A tall sedge or grass with leaf blades that have sharp cutting edges.
  • Genera Scleria (family Cyperaceae) and Paspalum (family Gramineae): several species
Example sentences
  • Tonka Bean Trace is a narrow, lonely road, with large pot holes which runs uphill between bamboo stools and high razor grass.
  • We hiked up steep switchbacks between ancient trees and clambered down gullies where razor grass spikes up high along the trail and mango and cashew trees form a fruitful canopy.
  • I grew up in Pt Fortin, where fruits were in abundance and didn't cost anything more than a few cuts and bruises from razor grass.

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