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turf

noun [C or U] (GRASS)    /tɜːf/ US  /tɝːf/ (plural turfs or UK turves)
the surface layer of land on which grass is growing, consisting of the grass and the soil in which its roots grow, or a piece of this that is cut from the ground and is usually rectangularCommon plants
(Definition of turf noun (GRASS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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