sweet grass

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sweet grass

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1. an aromatic grass (Hierochloe odorata), traditionally used in Native American rituals
2. See flote grass
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Noun1.sweet grass - any of several moisture-loving grasses of the genus Glyceria having sweet flavor or odorsweet grass - any of several moisture-loving grasses of the genus Glyceria having sweet flavor or odor
genus Glyceria, Glyceria - manna grass
Glyceria grandis, reed meadow grass - a pasture grass of moist places throughout North America
meadow grass, meadowgrass - any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture
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Sweetgrass, also known as Holy Grass, Buffalo Grass, Vanilla Grass, and Zebrovka, is one of the four sacred plants, (including cedar, sage and tobacco) and is used as a tool for prayer and purification.