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1Any of various creeping grasses, especially couch grass.
- ‘In a six-hundred-acre planting project in Ephraim Canyon, he favored a native bromegrass and a native wheatgrass, which had both been collected on the Manti Forest.’
- ‘One parent contains genes from wheatgrass, a wild relative of wheat.’
- ‘Klement also noticed more expansive areas of crested wheatgrass and yellow sweetclover, with the bright yellow flowers of the clover casting color over some grassy stretches.’
- ‘Rice is simpler to investigate because it has fewer genes than many of its wildland cousins, such as crested wheatgrass, wild rye, or Indian ricegrass.’
- ‘The cherry picker went up again, and the lineman looped ropes beneath the nest, a bagel-shaped cup four feet across, woven from cottonwood branches and padded with wheatgrass.’
- ‘Heifers were randomly allocated to all six pastures of Location 2 and two pastures each of wheatgrass and bromegrass at Location 1.’
- ‘During winter, the heifers grazed dormant crested wheatgrass and were supplemented with wheat middlings and alfalfa hay.’
- ‘For cooler areas, perennial fairway wheatgrass is gaining many fans.’
- ‘Areas with abundant bluebunch wheatgrass and other native grasses along with scattered threetip sage are preferred breeding habitats.’
- ‘A bluebunch wheatgrass now in the final stages of testing, for example, is the result of crossbreeding parent plants from 25 different sites throughout 6 western states and British Columbia.’
2The young shoots of the wheat plant "Triticum aestivum", preparations of which are credited with various health-giving properties.
- ‘Be sure to include less common foods, such as seaweed, green tea and wheatgrass for their potent and unique nutrient profiles.’
- ‘All I exist on are cups of wheatgrass tea and lymphatic drainage treatment.’
- ‘"One ounce of wheatgrass is equivalent to more than 2.5 lbs of leafy-green vegetables," screamed the signboard at Juice Zone, a Canadian'juice bar ' franchise at the local mall.’
- ‘This is a specialized type of juicer since normal fruit and vegetable juicers will not juice wheatgrass.’
- ‘The salad of curly lettuce was dressed with a raspberry vinaigrette and sprigs of an unusual yellowish stalk, which the knowledgeable waitress informed us was young wheatgrass.’
- ‘Wheatgrass, or its juice, helps fight many chronic ailments - from simple anaemia to leukaemia, from skin rash to cancer, from worms to ulcers.’
- ‘Any type of container is suitable for sprouting wheatgrass.’
- ‘She speculated that the enzymes found in raw wheatgrass were alive and could "detoxify" the body by oral ingestion and by enemas.’
- ‘Actually wheatgrass is said to be one of the most nutritious plants available.’
- ‘Wheatgrass is believed to be a wonderful cleanser and rejuvenator, helping the body detoxify.’
- ‘Eat superfoods: spirulina, bee pollen, live sprouts, aloe vera juice, noni juice, royal jelly, wheatgrass juice.’
- ‘Sprouting your own wheatgrass is extremely easy.’
- ‘Additives can include protein powder, ginger and wheatgrass, an excellent source of energy and nutrients.’
- ‘Wheatgrass juice has been considered to be a tonic and healing agent for over 60 years.’
- ‘There is no evidence that raw food, much less wheatgrass enemas, have ANY health effects positive or negative.’
- ‘By their own admission to police, the couple kept their five children on a strict diet of uncooked organic foods and juices made from wheatgrass, almonds and coconuts.’
- ‘Two trays of fresh, growing wheatgrass cost £16.50, including the essential overnight courier delivery charge (£8.50).’
- ‘One study from the University of Texas Medical Center found the extract of wheatgrass inhibited the cancer-causing effects of two mutagens.’
- ‘Wheatgrass juice is sweet while the juice of barley grass is rather bitter.’
- ‘I started with a carrot, apple, beetroot and ginger juice, a shot of wheatgrass, two nectarines, and apple, and a tray of cherries that I still have for later.’
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