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sword grass

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  1. sword grassnoun

    any of various grasses or sedges having sword-shaped leaves with sharp edges


  1. sword grass

    Sword grass is a type of grass classified in the genus Gahnia, with sharp, long, thin, stiff leaves that resemble a sword. It's common in many regions including Australia, Asia, and the Pacific Islands. The edges of the leaves are often serrated, which can cut like a blade if not handled carefully, hence the name "sword grass." It is often found in wet, marshy areas or in dense forest undergrowth.


  1. Sword grass

    Sword grass is a name used for some species of grasses with blades that are sharp enough to cut human skin. This is because they contain many silica phytoliths, a hardening material in many plants. The sharp blades help to discourage herbivores from grazing, protecting the grasses around it as well.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sword grass in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sword grass in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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