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grass

noun
 
 
/ɡrɑːs/
PLANT [U] A1 a common plant with narrow green leaves that grows close to the ground in gardens and fields: to mow/cut the grass We lay on the grass in the sunshine.Common plants
TYPE OF GRASS [C] a particular type of grass: ornamental grassesCommon plants
Translations of “grass”
in Korean 풀, 잔디…
in Arabic عُشْب…
in French herbe, graminée, marijuana…
in Turkish çimen, yeşillik, ot…
in Italian erba…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 草,青草, 大麻,大麻製品…
in Russian трава…
in Polish trawa…
in Spanish hierba, maría (marihuana)…
in Portuguese grama…
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…
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