Tussock meaning

tŭs'ək
A clump or tuft, as of growing grass.
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A thick tuft or clump of grass, sedge, twigs, etc.
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A tuft or clump of green grass or similar verdure, forming a small hillock.
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Origin of tussock

  • Origin unknown
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Unknown. Possibly related to tusk, or Scottish Gaelic dosag (“little tuft").
    From Wiktionary