Scorpion-grass

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Scorpion-grass the forget-me-not: the mouse-ear
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. scorpio—Gr. skorpios.

Usage

In literature:

Very beautiful are the scorpion-grasses both on the banks among the rushes and scattered about in mid stream.
"A Cotswold Village" by J. Arthur Gibbs
If they curled up in the first bunch of grass they came to, they might lie down on some snake, or scorpion, which would bite them.
"Rick and Ruddy" by Howard R. Garis
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