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Present in Early Scots as gres (compare tae early Middle Inglis gres), frae Old English græs.

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gress (uncoontable)

  1. (coontable, uncoontable) Ony plant o the faimily Poaceae, chairacterised bi leafs that arise frae nodes in the stem an leaf bases that wap aroond the stem, especially thae growed as grund cover rather than for grain.
  2. (coontable) Various plants nae in faimily Poaceae that resemble gresses.

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tae Wt/sco/gress (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past -, past participle -)

  1. Tae feed on gress.

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Etymology edit

Frae Old Norse gras (grass), frae Proto-Germanic *grasą, frae Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (growe, acome green).

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Noun edit

gress n (definite singular Wt/sco/gresset, indefinite plural Wt/sco/gress, definite plural Wt/sco/gressa or Wt/sco/gressene)

  1. gress (grund cover plant)
  2. marijuana (informal)

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