Definition of speargrass in English:

speargrass

noun

mass noun
  • 1Any of a number of grasses with hard pointed seed heads, some of which are sharp enough to harm livestock.

    Heteropogon, Stipa, and other genera, family Gramineae

    • ‘We set off along a narrow path through speargrass taller than a man.’
  • 2NZ Any of a number of spiny or prickly plants, in particular the piripiri and the Spaniard.

Pronunciation

speargrass

/ˈspɪəɡrɑːs/