arrˈow-grass noun
A grass of the genus of marsh plants (genus Triglochin) whose burst capsule is like an arrowhead
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  • Arrow grass — Ar row grass , n. (Bot.) An herbaceous grasslike plant ({Triglochin palustre}, and other species) with pods opening so as to suggest barbed arrowheads. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arrow grass — /ˈæroʊ gras/ (say aroh grahs) noun any one of the grass like marsh plants of the genus Triglochin; the burst seed capsule resembles an arrowhead …  

  • arrow grass — noun tufted perennial found in shallow water or marshland; sometimes poisons livestock • Syn: ↑Triglochin maritima • Hypernyms: ↑marsh plant, ↑bog plant, ↑swamp plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Triglochin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • marsh arrow grass — noun : arrow grass 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea arrow grass — noun : an arrow grass (Triglochin maritima) …   Useful english dictionary

  • arrow-grass family — noun a family of monocotyledonous bog herbs of order Naiadales • Syn: ↑Scheuchzeriaceae, ↑family Scheuchzeriaceae, ↑Juncaginaceae, ↑family Juncaginaceae • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family …   Useful english dictionary

  • GRASS — Abbreviation for gradient recalled acquisition in the steady state. * * * gradient recalled acquisition in a steady state * * * grass gras n MARIJUANA * * * (gras) any plant of the family Gramineae; many are commonly used as fodder for cattle and …   Medical dictionary

  • arrow — n. 1 a sharp pointed wooden or metal stick shot from a bow as a weapon. 2 a drawn or printed etc. representation of an arrow indicating a direction; a pointer. Phrases and idioms: arrow grass a marsh plant of the genus Triglochin. arrow worm =… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arrow — An arrow is a pointed projectile that is shot with a bow. It predates recorded history and is common to most cultures. Structure A normal arrow consists of a shaft with an arrowhead attached to the front end, with fletchings and a nock at the… …   Wikipedia

  • goose grass — noun 1. annual having the stem beset with curved prickles; North America and Europe and Asia • Syn: ↑cleavers, ↑clivers, ↑catchweed, ↑spring cleavers, ↑Galium aparine • Hypernyms: ↑bedstraw 2. coarse annual …   Useful english dictionary

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