Definition of tussock grass in English:

tussock grass

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  • A grass which grows in tussocks.
    • Genera Poa, Nassella, or Deschampsia, family Gramineae: several species, in particular D. cespitosa, a coarse fodder grass of the northern hemisphere
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    • Well over to our right we can see a large island that's covered in tussock grass and amongst this tussock grass we can see literally thousands of pairs of nesting black-browed albatrosses.
    • As the Apu leads the charge, some 40 birds march through the tall tussock grass like an advancing army.
    • The day's walk usually began with a climb up to the plateau through the tussock grass which was always wet in the daily drizzle.

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