grass roots

[ gras-roots, -roo ts, grahs- ]SEE DEFINITION OF grass roots
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRASS ROOTS

The depth to which grass roots will go in sandy soil: at least two feet.

Among the grass roots, where the snow was light, it was easy burrowing.

Does it branch into many fibres, as grass roots or corn roots do?

We ate rose-leaves, also, and grass roots, and smarting peppergrass.

The houses of the marsh-dwellers are composed of grass and flags, grass roots, mud, etc.

They followed the runaway brook, through the grass roots, that almost hid it.

The spring sod, half rotted and loosened from the grass roots, furnished the best lodgment.

Even then he pays for the trouble by destroying the grubs in the grass roots, grubs that in their turn would destroy the grass.

The energetic use of a roller helps the grass roots to spread out and obtain the mastery over the decapitated weeds.

Nobody will interrupt us–and so I thought we could get down to grass roots and talk this thing out.

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