cutgrass

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cut·grass

also cut grass  (kŭt′grăs′)
n.
1. Any of several grasses of the genus Leersia, found mostly along marshes, ponds, and streams and having leaves with very rough, serrated margins.
2. Any of several other grasses with rough margins.

cutgrass

(ˈkʌtˌɡrɑːs)
n
(Plants) the general name for any grass of the genus Leersia, native to the Americas and Eurasia
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He had a house--a big house in a clearing in the midst of his fields; flowers and bushes grew around; there were narrow paths of yellow earth between the cut grass, and thick hedges to keep people out.
Meek, mouse-colored donkeys, laden with panniers of freshly cut grass passed by, with a pretty girl in a capaline sitting between the green piles, or an old woman spinning with a distaff as she went.
I was visiting Kew Gardens recently and smelt the first cut grass of the year - lovely.
Overgrown roundabouts, badly cut grass left all over the place and overgrown hedges and trees.
She says that, ever since she was a little girl, she has always loved the aroma of cut grass.
Importantly, it needed to cut grass and also actually look like a lawnmower.
However, the machine doesn't quite cut grass that fast and the blade is powered by electric motors that allows it to go upto 15mph, which is still twice the consumer version's speed.
Additionally, to qualify for the record it needed to cut grass and to look like a lawnmower; both of which it did successfully.
Over a million furious campaigners have signed a petition demanding justice after three men accused of brutally gang raping a Kenyan schoolgirl were ordered to cut grass as punishment.
IT is the quintessential scent of summer - the heady aroma of freshly cut grass that everyone associates with picnics, cricket and sunshine.
They don't even take the cut grass away - it looks awful Andrew Beaumont Been to Barnsley tonight and their grass verges are neat, trimmed and green.
They found that chemicals which give cut grass its distinctive "green odour", kill off cow gut bacteria that convert omega-3 fats into saturated fats.