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Definition of Spike grass

Spike grass
Spike Spike, n. [Akin to LG. spiker, spieker, a large nail, D. spijker, Sw. spik, Dan. spiger, Icel. sp[=i]k; all perhaps from L. spica a point, an ear of grain; but in the sense of nail more likely akin to E. spoke of a wheel. Cf. Spine.] 1. A sort of very large nail; also, a piece of pointed iron set with points upward or outward. 2. Anything resembling such a nail in shape. He wears on his head the corona radiata . . .; the spikes that shoot out represent the rays of the sun. --Addison. 3. An ear of corn or grain. 4. (Bot.) A kind of flower cluster in which sessile flowers are arranged on an unbranched elongated axis. Spike grass (Bot.), either of two tall perennial American grasses (Uniola paniculata, and U. latifolia) having broad leaves and large flattened spikelets. Spike rush. (Bot.) See under Rush. Spike shell (Zo["o]l.), any pteropod of the genus Styliola having a slender conical shell. Spike team, three horses, or a horse and a yoke of oxen, harnessed together, a horse leading the oxen or the span. [U.S.]

Meaning of Spike grass from wikipedia

- calamagrostis is a species of gr**** known by the common names spear gr****, needle gr****, and silver spike gr****. It is an ornamental gr**** native to the clearings...
- flowering plants known as gr****es, commonly referred to collectively as gr****. Poaceae includes the cereal gr****es, bamboos and the gr****es of natural gr****land...
- Cynodon dactylon, known as Bermuda gr****, Dhoob, dūrvā gr****, dubo, dog's tooth gr****, Bahama gr****, devil's gr****, couch gr****, Indian doab, arugampul, grama...
- Timothy gr**** (Phleum pratense) is an abundant perennial gr**** native to most of Europe except for the Mediterranean region. It is also known simply as...
- Agrostis exarata is a species of gr**** known by the common names spike bentgr****, spike bent, Pacific bentgr****, and spike redtop. It is native to western...
- Aegilops tauschii, also known as Tausch's goatgr**** and rough-spike hard gr****, is an annual gr**** species. It is native to temperate Asia and the tropical...
- gr****, and monkey gr****. It is a perennial with gr****-like evergreen foliage and lilac-purple flowers which produce single-seeded berries on a spike in...
- Elymus repens, commonly known as couch gr****, is a very common perennial species of gr**** native to most of Europe, Asia, the Arctic biome, and northwest...
- typical arrangement of gr**** flowers. Each spikelet has one or more florets. The spikelets are further grouped into panicles or spikes. The part of the spikelet...
- spikelet can refer to a small spike, although it is primarily used to refer to the ultimate flower cluster unit in gr****es (family Poaceae) and sedges (family...
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