mannagrass etymology

English word mannagrass comes from English grass, English manna

Detailed word origin of mannagrass

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
grass English (eng) (transitive) To bring to the grass or ground; to land.. (transitive) To cover with grass or with turf.. (transitive) To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.. (transitive) To lay out on the grass; to knock down (an opponent etc.).. (transitive, or, intransitive, slang) To act as a grass or informer, to betray; to report on (criminals etc) to the authorities. (countable) Various [...]
manna English (eng) (biblical) Food miraculously produced for the Israelites in the desert in the book of Exodus.. (by extension) Any good thing which comes into one's hands by luck or good fortune.. The sugary sap of the manna gum tree which oozes out from holes drilled by insects and falls to the ground around the tree.[http://www.museum.vic.gov.au/forest/plants/gum.html].
mannagrass English (eng) Any of several perennial grasses of the genus Glyceria.

Words with the same origin as mannagrass

Descendants of grass
Chaetornis Sylviidae Timaliidae
Descendants of manna
manniferous mannonic acid mannose oligomannose paucimannose tetramannose trimannose