Definition of star grass in English:

star grass

Pronunciation /ˈstɑː ɡrɑːs/ /ˈstɑː ɡras/


  • Any of various grasses, grass-like plants, or aquatic plants having stellate flowers, seed heads, or arrangement of leaves; especially Aletris farinosa (family Nartheciaceae), Callitriche palustris (family Plantaginaceae), Hypoxis hirsuta (family Hypoxidaceae).

    Frequently with modifying word.


Late 17th century. From star + grass.