grassland: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (gras'land", gräs'-), [key]
— n.
  1. an area, as a prairie, in which the natural vegetation consists largely of perennial grasses, characteristic of subhumid and semiarid climates.
  2. land with grass growing on it, esp. farmland used for grazing or pasture.
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