cordgrass(redirected from cordgrasses)
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Any of several perennial coastal grasses of the genus Spartina, some of which form colonies in salt marshes.
(Plants) a coarse perennial grass of the genus Spartina, characteristically growing in mud or marsh. Also called: rice grass
any of several grasses of the genus Spartina, of coastal wetlands.
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|Noun||1.||cordgrass - any of several perennial grasses of the genus Spartina; some important as coastal soil binders|
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
genus Spartina, Spartina - grass of freshwater swamps and salt marshes of Europe, Africa, America, and South Atlantic islands