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finger grass

fin·ger grass
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fing-ger gras, grahs]
    • /ˈfɪŋ gər græs, grɑs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fing-ger gras, grahs]
    • /ˈfɪŋ gər græs, grɑs/

Definition of finger grass words

  • noun finger grass any of various grasses of the genus Chloris, having several narrow spikes in a terminal cluster. 1

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Origin of finger grass

First appearance:

before 1815
One of the 39% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1815-25

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Parts of speech for Finger grass

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

finger grass popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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