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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 knot·grass /ˈnɑtˌgræs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Knot·grass n. Bot. (a) a common weed with jointed stems (Polygonum aviculare); knotweed. (b) The dog grass. See under Dog.
 Note:An infusion of Polygonum aviculare was once supposed to have the effect of stopping the growth of an animal, and hence it was called, as by Shakespeare, “hindering knotgrass.”
 We want a boy extremely for this function,
 Kept under for a year with milk and knotgrass.   --Beau. &  Fl.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : low-growing weedy grass with spikelets along the leaf stems
          [syn: Paspalum distichum]