sweet grass


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sweet grass

n
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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It was a great treat to us to be turned out into the home paddock or the old orchard; the grass was so cool and soft to our feet, the air so sweet, and the freedom to do as we liked was so pleasant -- to gallop, to lie down, and roll over on our backs, or to nibble the sweet grass. Then it was a very good time for talking, as we stood together under the shade of the large chestnut tree.
The flowers had been too strong for the huge beast and he had given up at last, and fallen only a short distance from the end of the poppy bed, where the sweet grass spread in beautiful green fields before them.
I sent a runner--I sent thee!--to Hathi, bidding him to come upon such a night and pluck the sweet grass for me with his trunk."
"He came only two nights later," said Bagheera, cowering a little; "and of that long, sweet grass that pleased thee so he gathered more than any Man-cub could eat in all the nights of the Rains.
Julie Berliner, founder and CEO of Sweet Grass Kitchen, said she's always recognized Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains as a pillar of support to the Colorado community.
Both Stillwater and Sweet Grass Counties are thankful to have Pattern Development doing business in our communities, said Stillwater County Commissioner Mark Crago.
In addition, they chose Sweet Grass, which they described as the "subtle scent of a summer breeze through an open window."
Currently, Mapato and Wanapat [10] found that Sweet grass (Pennisetum purpureum cv.
Sitting, eyes closed, as tobacco, sweet grass, sage and cedar burn in a bowl.
They had to cross a wooden bridge over the stream to get to the sweet grass.
Here visitors are introduced to their teachings, history and rituals - such as smudging, a cleansing ceremony using smoke from sweet grass.