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
References in classic literature ?
From the uplands he could get a view of the shaded cut part of the meadow below, with its grayish ridges of cut grass, and the black heaps of coats, taken off by the mowers at the place from which they had started cutting.
And this long row seemed particularly hard work to Levin; but when the end was reached and Tit, shouldering his scythe, began with deliberate stride returning on the tracks left by his heels in the cut grass, and Levin walked back in the same way over the space he had cut, in spite of the sweat that ran in streams over his face and fell in drops down his nose, and drenched his back as though he had been soaked in water, he felt very happy.
He heard nothing but the swish of scythes, and saw before him Tit's upright figure mowing away, the crescent-shaped curve of the cut grass, the grass and flower heads slowly and rhythmically falling before the blade of his scythe, and ahead of him the end of the row, where would come the rest.
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.
That's because the badge of the Spanish top-tier new boys smells of cut grass.
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 don't 'mown' about getting the mower out because freshly cut grass makes the top three.
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.