Definition of Indian grass in English:

Indian grass

Pronunciation /ˌɪndɪən ˈɡrɑːs/ /ˌɪndɪən ˈɡras/


  • 1Fishing
    historical, rare Silkworm gut used for making lines.

  • 2US Any of various grasses; especially Sorghastrum nutans, which is one of the dominant grasses of the North American prairies.


Late 17th century; earliest use found in The London Gazette. From Indian + grass.