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Meaning of "hair grass" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HAIR GRASS

hair grass play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HAIR GRASS

noun
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verb
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conjunction
determiner
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Hair grass is a noun.
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WHAT DOES HAIR GRASS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Deschampsia

Deschampsia is a genus of grasses in the family Poaceae, commonly known as hair grass or tussock grass. There are 30 to 40 species. Deschampsia species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Antler Moth, The Clay, Clouded-bordered Brindle, Common Wainscot, Dark Arches, Dusky Brocade, Shoulder-striped Wainscot, Smoky Wainscot and Wall. Deschampsia sometimes grow in boggy acidic formations, an example of which is the Portlethen Moss, Scotland. D. antarctica is the world's most southern monocot, and one of only two flowering plants of Antarctica.

Definition of hair grass in the English dictionary

The definition of hair grass in the dictionary is any grass of the genera Aira, Deschampsia, etc, having very narrow stems and leaves.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAIR GRASS

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WORDS THAT END LIKE HAIR GRASS

beargrass
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Bermuda grass
bluegrass
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grass
Greengrass
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lemon grass
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pampas grass
rye-grass
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supergrass
switchgrass
tallgrass
turfgrass
wheatgrass

Synonyms and antonyms of hair grass in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hair grass» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAIR GRASS

Find out the translation of hair grass to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hair grass from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hair grass» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

头发草
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pelo de hierba
570 millions of speakers

English

hair grass
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बाल घास
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العشب الشعر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

волосы трава
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

grama de cabelo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চুল ঘাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

herbe de cheveux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rumput rambut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Haar Gras
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

毛草
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

머리 잔디
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Suket rambut
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cỏ tóc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முடி புல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

केस गवत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Saç otu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

capelli erba
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

włosy trawy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

волосся трава
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

iarbă de par
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γρασίδι μαλλιά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hare gras
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hår gräs
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hår gress
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hair grass

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HAIR GRASS»

The term «hair grass» is normally little used and occupies the 124.532 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hair grass

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAIR GRASS»

Discover the use of hair grass in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hair grass and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Complete Plant Selection Guide for Landscape Design
DACTYUS COCK'S FOOT ORCHARD GRA D. glomerate Variegata' Variegated Cock's Foot Orchard Gra DESCHAMPSIA TUFTED HAIR GRASS D. caespitosa Tufted Hair Grass 'Bronzeschleier' Bronze Veil Tufted Hair Grass Goldgehaenge'  ...
Marc C. Stoecklein, 2001
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Lowland Grassland and Heathland Habitats
Wavy-hair grass is a native species which occurs throughout Britain, especially in the north and west, in unproductive, relatively undisturbed base-poor habitats such as acid heaths, moors and open woods and drier parts of bogs. It is a winter  ...
Elizabeth Anne Clewett Price, 2003
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Soil survey
1T-CAL: Grass, 45 percent (bluejoint and tufted hair- grass) ; forbs, 53 percent ( fireweed and horsetail) ; shrubs, 2 percent (salmonberry and rose). This type occurs on well drained and moderately well drained hillside soils mostly of the Kodiak ...
United States. Bureau of Soils, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, United States. Soil Conservation Service, 1960
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Turfgrass Maintenance Reduction Handbook: Sports, Lawns, and ...
... big bluegrass, big squirreltail, blue fescue, bluejoint reedgrass, bottlebrush squirreltail, broomsedge bluestem, bulbous bluegrass, California fescue, Canby bluegrass, common hairgrass, creeping foxtail, crested dog's-tail, crested hair grass, ...
Doug Brede, 2000
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Miller's dictionary of gardening, botany, and agriculture; ...
AIROPSIS, Desvaux (from the Greek 'a<£«, "hair grass," and V^if, "like"). Lock Grass. Digynia, Linnaeus ; Gramineoe, Jussieu. Spikelets two-flowered, both fertile ; husk two-valved, somewhat equal and awnless ; chaff two-valved, translucent ...
Philip Miller, 1834
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The gardeners dictionary
Aira flexuosa (waved mountain hair-grass). Eng. Bot. 1519. Leaves setaceous ; culms almost naked; panicle spreading trichotomous ; peduncles flex- nose, and awns geniciuated. — Perennial; flowering in July, and growing in heaths, woods,  ...
Philip Miller, 1835
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The Grasses of Britain
284 Tawny melic-grass 45 Rough sea meadow-grass 222 Timothy grass 17 Rough-stalked meadow-grass 76 Tufted hair-grass . 232 Rough upright wheat- grass . 294 Tufted hair-grass . 52 Rye-grass .... 141 Twin-spiked cord-grass 170 Sea ...
Richard Parnell, 1845
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Grasses of South Australia: An Illustrated Guide to the ...
Greuter 127, 128 hair-grass 170, 238 hair-grass, delicate 189 hair-grass, early 189 hair-grass, false 306 hair-grass, silver 186. 188 hair-grass, silvery 186, 188 hair-grass, small 238 hair-grass, tufted 211 hair-grass, vulpia 170 hairy armgrass  ...
John Peter Jessop, 2006
9
Native Ferns, Moss & Grasses
Tufted hair grass is used here to absolute perfection, with dense gay feather ( Liatris spi- cata) and shrub roses. This design was created by Oelune, Van Sweden Associates for the Chicago Botanic Garden. This firm's inspirational work has ...
William Cullina, 2008
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Hortus Gramineus Woburnensis: Or, An Account of the Results ...
Hair-grass. Generic character : calyx two-valved, two-flowered, without any rudiment of a third floret; corolla two-valved, outer valve awned, (he awn rising from the back a little above the base — seldom awnless; seed loosely covered. aqitatica ...
George Sinclair, 1869

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAIR GRASS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hair grass is used in the context of the following news items.
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Make a bold statement with these big-leaved plants
These fine textures soften edges, create gentle volume and become magical in the oblique light of sunrise and sunset — tufted hair grass ... «Calgary Herald, Jul 15»
2
'Odd Mom Out' recap: Put down the bongos
The organic, bluegrass banjo–playing, ironic-facial-hair grass is greener this week on Odd Mom Out when Jill schleps to Brooklyn. It seems like ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jun 15»
3
The leafy lovelies: Foliage needn't be drab... pick carefully and it will …
Native tufted hair grass, Deschampsia cespitosa, forms neat tussocks topped by wiry stems carrying shimmering flower spikes. «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
4
Top roses and tiny hostas: Hampton Court Flower Show's highlights
Hazel, Victoria plum, Italian alder and tufted hair grass (Deschampsia cespitosa) are in the mix; bee-friendly plants include Campanula ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
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Plants growing under trees fight for water, nutrients, light
Consider tufted hair grass, Gray's sedge, Pennsylvania oak sedge and bottle brush grass. Water the entire area thoroughly when the planting is ... «Chicago Daily Herald, Jun 15»
6
'The Grass Lady' living her dream
Gold Dust tufted hair grass (Deschampsia caespitosa 'Goldstaub') would be an interesting addition many garden palettes. Loose, golden ... «Niagara Falls Review, May 15»
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New book highlights drought-tolerant garden solutions
There are exceptions, though: deep-rooted fescues and native grasses such as hair grass (Deschampsia) need less water to look good. «Berkeleyside, May 15»
8
Feeling guilty about your peonies? Try 'nature lite' gardening
Snakeroot (Actaea simplex). Star of Persia (Allium christophii). Switch grass (Panicum virgatum). Tufted hair grass (Deschampsia cespitosa) ... «PennLive.com, May 15»
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Colorful grasses, succulents make containers stand out
Plant breeders, such as PanAmerican Seed with its ColorGrass series, have introduced new varieties of blue fescue, sedges, tufted hair grass ... «Columbus Dispatch, Apr 15»
10
Exciting plant choices replacing mainstays
... introduced new varieties of blue fescue, sedges, tufted hair grass (Deschampsia), lovegrass (Eragrostis) and other upright and clump-forming ... «Hamilton Spectator, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hair grass [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hair-grass>. Dec 2019 ».
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