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grass

noun [C/U]  /ɡræs/ us  
a low, green plant with narrow leaves growing naturally 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  /ˈɡræs·i/ us  
a grassy hillside
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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