cordgrass cordgrass

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of several perennial grasses of the genus Spartina; some important as coastal soil binders

Usage(s):

  • Conservation officers are planting dense patches of cordgrass just offshore in an effort to buffer the bay's clay banks from the relentlessly lapping waters.

Quotes

  • "These grants diversify the portfolio of research by looking into new ways to develop cordgrass, rice and switchgrass in renewable energy sources," Johanns said in a statement.
    on Jun 7, 2007 By: Mike Johanns Source: Houston Chronicle

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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /