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grass·land

 (grăs′lănd′)
n.
An area, such as a prairie or meadow, of grass or grasslike vegetation.

grassland

(ˈɡrɑːsˌlænd)
n
1. (Physical Geography) land, such as a prairie, on which grass predominates
2. (Agriculture) land reserved for natural grass pasture

grass•land

(ˈgræsˌlænd, ˈgrɑs-)

n.
1. an area, as a prairie, in which the natural vegetation consists largely of perennial grasses.
2. land with grass growing on it, esp. farmland.
[1675–85, Amer.]

grass·land

(grăs′lănd′)
An area, such as a prairie or steppe, of grass or grass-like vegetation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grassland - land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant lifegrassland - land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life
biome - a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate
bent - an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges
hayfield, meadow - a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay
grazing land, ley, pasture, pastureland, lea - a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
prairie - a treeless grassy plain
savanna, savannah - a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
veld, veldt - elevated open grassland in southern Africa

grassland

noun grass, meadow, grazing, lea (poetic), grazing land, pasturage, shieling (Scot.) areas of open grassland
Translations
أرْض مُعْشَوْشِبَه
lučinypastviny
græsmark
travnjak
füves terület
graslendi, haglendi
lúčiny

grassland

[ˈgrɑːslænd] Npradera f, pampa f (LAm)

grassland

[ˈgrɑːslænd] nprairie fgrass roots
npl
the grass roots [movement, party] → la base
modif [support, level] → de la basegrass snake ncouleuvre f

grassland

[ˈgrɑːsˌlænd] nprateria

grass

(graːs) noun
1. the green plant which covers fields, garden lawns etc.
2. any species of grass, including also corn and bamboo. He studies grasses.
3. (slang) marijuana.
ˈgrassy adjective
a grassy bank/slope.
ˈgrasshopper noun
a type of insect which jumps and which makes a noise by rubbing its wings.
ˈgrassland noun
land covered with grass, used as pasture for animals.
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They project that this downturn will begin in grassland biomes because these plant communities are particularly sensitive to the hot and dry conditions of prolonged warm droughts.