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grassnoun

uk   /ɡrɑːs/  us   /ɡræs/
  • grass noun (PLANT)

A1 [U or C] a ​low, ​greenplant that ​growsnaturally over a lot of the earth's ​surface, having ​groups of very ​thinleaves that ​growclose together in ​largenumbers: a ​blade of grass cut the grass a ​vase of ​driedflowers and grasses (= different ​types of grass) [U] slang →  cannabis

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(Definition of grass from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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grassnoun [C/U]

 us   /ɡræs/
a ​low, ​greenplant with ​narrowleavesgrowingnaturally over much of the earth’s ​surface: [U] Are you going to ​cut the grass? [C] Wildflowers and grasses of the ​Great Plains ​thrive without ​chemicals or ​fertilizers.
grassy
adjective  us   /ˈɡræs·i/
a grassy ​hillside
(Definition of grass from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grass”
in Korean 풀, 잔디…
in Arabic عُشْب…
in Malaysian lalang, ganja…
in French herbe, graminée, marijuana…
in Russian трава…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 草,青草, 大麻,大麻製品…
in Italian erba…
in Turkish çimen, yeşillik, ot…
in Polish trawa…
in Spanish hierba, maría (marihuana)…
in Vietnamese cỏ, loại thân thảo, cần sa…
in Portuguese grama…
in Thai หญ้า, กัญชา…
in German das Gras, Gräser (pl.)…
in Catalan herba…
in Japanese 草, 芝生…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物, 草,青草, 大麻,大麻制品…
in Indonesian rumput, rumput-rumputan, mariyuana…
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