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dekgras, noun

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AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, dek to cover + gras grass.
Any of several species of grass of the Poaceae (subfamily Panicoidae) used for thatching. See also Tambookie noun sense 2.
1931 E.P. Phillips S. Afr. Grasses 76Dekgras..Schizachyrium semiberbe (Waterberg).
1991 G.E. Gibbs Russell et al. Grasses of Sn Afr. 293Sehima galpinii..Dekgras.
Any of several species of grass of the Poaceae (subfamily Panicoidae) used for thatching.

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