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1. (Plants) any of various grasses, such as Bermuda grass, that have tough wiry roots or rhizomes
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a Eurasian meadow grass, Poa compressa, naturalized in North America, having creeping rootstocks and thin stems.
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|Noun||1.||wire grass - handsome hardy North American grass with foliage turning pale bronze in autumn|
broom grass - any of several grasses of the genus Andropogon; used in broom making
|2.||wire grass - coarse annual grass having fingerlike spikes of flowers; native to Old World tropics; a naturalized weed elsewhere|
millet - any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
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