cane grass


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cane grass

n
(Plants) Austral any of several tall perennial hard-stemmed grasses, esp Eragrostis australasica, of inland swamps
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After many days on the schooner, and after beholding more land and islands than he had ever dreamed of, he was landed on New Georgia, and put to work in the field clearing jungle and cutting cane grass. For the first time he knew what work was.
A 40-foot shot into a humongous clump of cane grass. What, I thought, could go wrong?
8.42am: A light breeze from the Indian Ocean is caressing a million rustling sugar cane grasses. Temperatures are already nudging the high seventies, perfect for a lazy breakfast on the patio, drinking in the turquoise ocean beauty of Mauritius.