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Etymology Edit

From Middle English grasy, equivalent to grass +‎ -y. Compare Saterland Frisian gäärsich (grassy), Dutch grazig (grassy), German grasig (grassy), Icelandic grösugur (grassy).

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Adjective Edit

grassy (comparative grassier, superlative grassiest)

  1. Covered with grass.
    a grassy knoll
    We threw his grassy shorts straight into the washing machine.
    • 2022, Liam McIlvanney, The Heretic, page 443:
      The track was stony with a grassy camber up the middle.
  2. Resembling grass.

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