eelgrass eelgrass  /ˈil ˌɡræs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) submerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts
  2. (n) submerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves; Old World and Australia

Usage(s):

  1. The disappearance of the eelgrass upset the entire balance of eastern shoreline life.
  2. Beds of luminous eelgrass blow in the liquid winds like mermaids' hair.

News

  1. Low-key getaway: cabins at Bay View State Park

    BAY VIEW, Wash. (AP) — The sun was setting over Padilla Bay. Soon thereafter, the mud flats and eelgrass meadows faded into the night.
    on July 13, 2013     Source: Idaho Press-Tribune

  2. Compromise reached on stalled Bainbridge Island road project

    The agreement will require the city to add sediment to the beach below the proposed stabilization wall to maintain spawning grounds for forage fish and to nourish eelgrass beds.
    on July 12, 2013     Source: Bainbridge Islander

Quotes

  • Mrs Foster, rather abruptly in our view, replied: "I am not aware of any enhanced growth of eelgrass at Islandhill."
    on Jul 5, 2007 By: Arlene Foster Source: Belfast Telegraph

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