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 for Glyceria aquatica
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Barnyard grass, for hay. South. Panicum Grus-galli. Bent,
  pasture and hay. Agrostis, several species. Bermuda grass,
  pasture. South. Cynodon Dactylon. Black bent. Same as Switch
  grass (below). Blue bent, hay. North and West. Andropogon
  provincialis. Blue grass, pasture. Poa compressa. Blue joint,
  hay. Northwest. Aqropyrum glaucum. Buffalo grass, grazing.
  Rocky Mts., etc.
        (a) Buchlo["e] dectyloides.
        (b) Same as Grama grass (below). Bunch grass, grazing.
            Far West. Eriocoma, Festuca, Stips, etc. Chess,
            or Cheat, a weed. Bromus secalinus, etc. Couch
            grass. Same as Quick grass (below). Crab grass,
        (a) Hay, in South. A weed, in North. Panicum sanguinale.
        (b) Pasture and hay. South. Eleusine Indica. Darnel
        (a) Bearded, a noxious weed. Lolium temulentum.
        (b) Common. Same as Rye grass (below). Drop seed, fair
            for forage and hay. Muhlenbergia, several species.
            English grass. Same as Redtop (below). Fowl meadow
            grass.
        (a) Pasture and hay. Poa serotina.
        (b) Hay, on moist land. Gryceria nervata. Gama grass,
            cut fodder. South. Tripsacum dactyloides. Grama
            grass, grazing. West and Pacific slope. Bouteloua
            oligostachya, etc. Great bunch grass, pasture and
            hay. Far West. Festuca scabrella. Guinea grass, hay.
            South. Panicum jumentorum. Herd's grass, in New
            England Timothy, in Pennsylvania and South Redtop.
            Indian grass. Same as Wood grass (below). Italian
            rye grass, forage and hay. Lolium Italicum. Johnson
            grass, grazing and hay. South and Southwest. Sorghum
            Halepense. Kentucky blue grass, pasture. Poa
            pratensis. Lyme grass, coarse hay. South. Elymus,
            several species. Manna grass, pasture and hay.
            Glyceria, several species. Meadow fescue, pasture
            and hay. Festuca elatior. Meadow foxtail, pasture,
            hay, lawn. North. Alopecurus pratensis. Meadow
            grass, pasture, hay, lawn. Poa, several species.
            Mesquite grass, or Muskit grass. Same as Grama grass
            (above). Nimble Will, a kind of drop seed.
            Muhlenbergia diffsa. Orchard grass, pasture and hay.
            Dactylis glomerata. Porcupine grass, troublesome to
            sheep. Northwest. Stipa spartea. Quaking grass,
            ornamental. Briza media and maxima. Quitch, or
            Quick, grass, etc., a weed. Agropyrum repens. Ray
            grass. Same as Rye grass (below). Redtop, pasture
            and hay. Agrostis vulgaris. Red-topped buffalo
            grass, forage. Northwest. Poa tenuifolia. Reed
            canary grass, of slight value. Phalaris arundinacea.
            Reed meadow grass, hay. North. Glyceria aquatica.
            Ribbon grass, a striped leaved form of Reed canary
            grass. Rye grass, pasture, hay. Lolium perenne,
            var. Seneca grass, fragrant basket work, etc. North.
            Hierochloa borealis. Sesame grass. Same as Gama
            grass (above). Sheep's fescue, sheep pasture, native
            in Northern Europe and Asia. Festuca ovina. Small
            reed grass, meadow pasture and hay. North. Deyeuxia
            Canadensis. Spear grass, Same as Meadow grass
            (above). Squirrel-tail grass, troublesome to animals.
            Seacoast and Northwest. Hordeum jubatum. Switch
            grass, hay, cut young. Panicum virgatum. Timothy,
            cut young, the best of hay. North. Phleum pratense.
            Velvet grass, hay on poor soil. South. Holcus
            lanatus. Vernal grass, pasture, hay, lawn.
            Anthoxanthum odoratum. Wire grass, valuable in
            pastures. Poa compressa. Wood grass, Indian grass,
            hay. Chrysopogon nutans.
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     Note: Many plants are popularly called grasses which are not
           true grasses botanically considered, such as black
           grass, goose grass, star grass, etc.
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     Black+grass,+a+kind+of+small+rush+({Juncus+Gerardi">Black grass, a kind of small rush ({Juncus Gerardi),
        growing in salt marshes, used for making salt hay.
  
     Grass of the Andes, an oat grass, the Arrhenatherum
        avenaceum of Europe.
  
     Grass of Parnassus, a plant of the genus Parnassia
        growing in wet ground. The European species is Parnassia
        palustris; in the United States there are several
        species.
  
     Grass bass (Zool.), the calico bass.
  
     Grass bird, the dunlin.
  
     Grass cloth, a cloth woven from the tough fibers of the
        grass-cloth plant.
  
     Grass-cloth plant, a perennial herb of the Nettle family
        ({B[oe]hmeria nivea syn. Urtica nivea), which grows in
        Sumatra, China, and Assam, whose inner bark has fine and
        strong fibers suited for textile purposes.
  
     Grass finch. (Zool.)
        (a) A common American sparrow ({Po["o]c[ae]tes
            gramineus); -- called also vesper sparrow and
            bay-winged bunting.
        (b) Any Australian finch, of the genus Po["e]phila, of
            which several species are known.
  
     Grass lamb, a lamb suckled by a dam running on pasture land
        and giving rich milk.
  
     Grass land, land kept in grass and not tilled.
  
     Grass moth (Zool.), one of many small moths of the genus
        Crambus, found in grass.
  
     Grass oil, a fragrant essential volatile oil, obtained in
        India from grasses of the genus Andropogon, etc.; --
        used in perfumery under the name of citronella, ginger
        grass oil, lemon grass oil, essence of verbena etc.
        
  
     Grass+owl+(Zool.),+a+South+African+owl+({Strix+Capensis">Grass owl (Zool.), a South African owl ({Strix Capensis).
        
  
     Grass parrakeet (Zool.), any of several species of
        Australian parrots, of the genus Euphemia; -- also
        applied to the zebra parrakeet.
  
     Grass plover (Zool.), the upland or field plover.
  
     Grass poly (Bot.), a species of willowwort ({Lythrum
        Hyssopifolia). --Johnson.
  
     Crass quit (Zool.), one of several tropical American
        finches of the genus Euetheia. The males have most of
        the head and chest black and often marked with yellow.
  
     Grass snake. (Zool.)
        (a) The common English, or ringed, snake ({Tropidonotus
            natrix).
        (b) The common green snake of the Northern United States.
            See Green snake, under Green.
  
     Grass snipe (Zool.), the pectoral sandpiper ({Tringa
        maculata); -- called also jacksnipe in America.
  
     Grass+spider+(Zool.),+a+common+spider+({Agelena+n[ae]via">Grass spider (Zool.), a common spider ({Agelena n[ae]via),
        which spins flat webs on grass, conspicuous when covered
        with dew.
  
     Grass sponge (Zool.), an inferior kind of commercial sponge
        from Florida and the Bahamas.
  
     Grass table. (Arch.) See Earth table, under Earth.
  
     Grass+vetch+(Bot.),+a+vetch+({Lathyrus+Nissolia">Grass vetch (Bot.), a vetch ({Lathyrus Nissolia), with
        narrow grasslike leaves.
  
     Grass widow. [Cf. Prov. R. an unmarried mother, G.
        strohwittwe a mock widow, Sw. gr[aum]senka a grass widow.]
        (a) An unmarried woman who is a mother. [Obs.]
        (b) A woman separated from her husband by abandonment or
            prolonged absence; a woman living apart from her
            husband. [Slang.]
  
     Grass wrack (Bot.) eelgrass.
  
     To bring to grass (Mining.), to raise, as ore, to the
        surface of the ground.
  
     To put to grass, To put out to grass, to put out to graze
        a season, as cattle.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reed \Reed\, n. [AS. hre['o]d; akin to D. riet, G. riet, ried,
     OHG. kriot, riot.]
     1. (Bot.) A name given to many tall and coarse grasses or
        grasslike plants, and their slender, often jointed, stems,
        such as the various kinds of bamboo, and especially the
        common reed of Europe and North America ({Phragmites
        communis).
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     2. A musical instrument made of the hollow joint of some
        plant; a rustic or pastoral pipe.
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              Arcadian pipe, the pastoral reed
              Of Hermes.                            --Milton.
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     3. An arrow, as made of a reed. --Prior.
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     4. Straw prepared for thatching a roof. [Prov. Eng.]
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     5. (Mus.)
        (a) A small piece of cane or wood attached to the
            mouthpiece of certain instruments, and set in
            vibration by the breath. In the clarinet it is a
            single fiat reed; in the oboe and bassoon it is
            double, forming a compressed tube.
        (b) One of the thin pieces of metal, the vibration of
            which produce the tones of a melodeon, accordeon,
            harmonium, or seraphine; also attached to certain sets
            or registers of pipes in an organ.
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     6. (Weaving) A frame having parallel flat stripe of metal or
        reed, between which the warp threads pass, set in the
        swinging lathe or batten of a loom for beating up the
        weft; a sley. See Batten.
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     7. (Mining) A tube containing the train of powder for
        igniting the charge in blasting.
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     8. (Arch.) Same as Reeding.
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     Egyptian reed (Bot.), the papyrus.
  
     Free reed (Mus.), a reed whose edges do not overlap the
        wind passage, -- used in the harmonium, concertina, etc.
        It is distinguished from the beating or striking reed of
        the organ and clarinet.
  
     Meadow reed grass (Bot.), the Glyceria aquatica, a tall
        grass found in wet places.
  
     Reed babbler. See Reedbird.
  
     Reed bunting (Zool.) A European sparrow ({Emberiza
        sch[oe]niclus) which frequents marshy places; -- called
        also reed sparrow, ring bunting.
        (b) Reedling.
  
     Reed canary grass (Bot.), a tall wild grass ({Phalaris
        arundinacea).
  
     Reed grass. (Bot.)
        (a) The common reed. See Reed, 1.
        (b) A plant of the genus Sparganium; bur reed. See under
            Bur.
  
     Reed organ (Mus.), an organ in which the wind acts on a set
        of free reeds, as the harmonium, melodeon, concertina,
        etc.
  
     Reed pipe (Mus.), a pipe of an organ furnished with a reed.
        
  
     Reed sparrow. (Zool.) See Reed bunting, above.
  
     Reed stop (Mus.), a set of pipes in an organ furnished with
        reeds.
  
     Reed warbler. (Zool.)
        (a) A small European warbler ({Acrocephalus streperus);
            -- called also reed wren.
        (b) Any one of several species of Indian and Australian
            warblers of the genera Acrocephalus, Calamoherpe,
            and Arundinax. They are excellent singers.
  
     Sea-sand reed (Bot.), a kind of coarse grass ({Ammophila
        arundinacea). See Beach grass, under Beach.
  
     Wood reed grass (Bot.), a tall, elegant grass ({Cinna
        arundinacea), common in moist woods.
        [1913 Webster] Reedbird

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