penny grass


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n penny grass foetid Eurasian weed having round flat pods; naturalized throughout North America
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Penny grass (Bot) pennyroyal.
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In literature:

And in the grass beside it lay her purse, of its full store lightened by one penny-piece.
"Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard" by Eleanor Farjeon
We found Priscilla sitting cross-legged on the grass outside, pitching pennies.
"A Jolly Fellowship" by Frank R. Stockton
Penny searched about in the grass for a few minutes.
"Danger at the Drawbridge" by Mildred A. Wirt
The high water grass loomed up and Penny's feet struck a muddy bottom.
"Guilt of the Brass Thieves" by Mildred A. Wirt