Definition and Meanings for grass

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Grass is ranked 54,278 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of grass

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb

Etymology of grass

oe. gras, gres, gers, as, gr, g; akin to ofries. gres, gers, os., d., g., icel., & goth. gras, dan. gr, sw. gr, and prob. to e. green, grow. cf. graze cf. prov. r. an unmarried mother, g. strohwittwe a mock widow, sw. gr a grass widow

Meaning of grass


as noun

  • popularly: herbage; the plants which constitute the food of cattle and other beasts; pasture.
  • an endogenous plant having simple leaves, a stem generally jointed and tubular, the husks or glumes in pairs, and the seed single.
  • the season of fresh grass; spring.
  • metaphorically used for what is transitory.
  • marijuana.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to cover with grass or with turf.
  • to expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.
  • to bring to the grass or ground; to land; as, to grass a fish.

as intransitive verb

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