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prairie

pertaining to or emanating from the prairie.

prairie dog
small, 12 inches, 2 lb, gray-brown, herbivorous, diurnal rodent, living in burrows, in colonies or towns. Called also Cynomys ludovicianus.
prairie grass
paspalumurvillei.
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The second best news is that at Prairie Grass Cafe we're using only sustainable fish and fresh locally farmed ingredients when possible.
Sure enough, nestled in the swaying Kansas prairie grass was a huge rack: one of such magnitude my brain couldn't accept what my eyes were telling it.
Most are the color of prairie grass in the fall with white manes and tails bisected by a predominant black stripe starting in the forelock, passing down the middle of the mane, down the back and feathering out at the end of the tail.
While that's a good start, Latin American governments must also offer incentives and create agencies to encourage the production of fuel made from corn, prairie grass, sugarcane and vegetable oils such as sunflower, palm, and rapeseed.
In front of him, miles of silky prairie grass rippled in the breeze.
Another potential source being looked at is switchgrass, a native prairie grass that doesn't need much fertilizer, is drought resistant and grows well in our climate, according to Nathaniel Greene, a senior policy analyst at the Natural Resources Defense Council.
His rabid energy gave the audience a quick jolt of blues, sending chills into the prairie grass atop the Bowl.
Nestled among the prairie grass of Tinker's Urban Greenway nature reserve area, a group of Texas horned lizards outfitted with tiny transmitter-equipped backpacks participate in a scientific study observing their behavior in the wild.
Iowa State University (ISU) student newspaper the Iowa State Daily recently reported that ISU researchers are currently studying biomass-to-energy methods that could potentially process prairie grass into hydrogen fuel.
I go from dealer to dealer, like prairie grass being blown from one side of the street to the other.
Several recent demonstration projects have tested the use of switchgrass, a perennial prairie grass native to North America, in electric generating stations.
Towering flames burned conifer stands like prairie grass and came over the ridges, as one survivor recalled, with the sound of a thousand trains rushing over a thousand steel trestles.