from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) Any of several tall slender grasses of the genus Glyceria. They have long loose panicles, have a sweet flavor or odor, and grow in moist places. Nerved manna grass is Glyceria nervata, and Floating manna grass is Glyceria fluitans.

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  • noun any of several moisture-loving grasses of the genus Glyceria having sweet flavor or odor


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