<botany> A genus of endogenous herbs with grassy leaves and small yellow flowers in short, scaly-bracted spikes; yellow-eyed grass. There are about seventeen species in the Atlantic United States.

Origin: L, a kind of Iris, Gr, fr. A razor.

(01 Mar 1998)

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