Etymology
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grass (n.)

Old English græs, gærs "herb, plant, grass," from Proto-Germanic *grasan (source also of Old Frisian gers "grass, turf, kind of grass," Old Norse, Old Saxon, Dutch, Old High German, German, Gothic gras, Swedish gräs"grass"), which, according to Watkins, is from PIE *ghros- "young shoot, sprout," from root *ghre- "to grow, become green," thus related to grow and green, but not to Latin grāmen "grass, plant, herb." But Boutkan considers grāmen the only reliable cognate and proposes a substrate origin.

As a color name (especially grass-green, Old English græsgrene) by c. 1300. Sense of "marijuana" is recorded by 1932, American English. The grass skirt worn by people native to tropical regions is mentioned by 1874; the warning to keep off the grass by 1843 (in New York City's Central Park). Grass-fed of cattle, etc., (opposed to stall-fed) is from 1774.

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Definitions of grass
1
grass (v.)
shoot down, of birds;
grass (v.)
cover with grass;
The owners decided to grass their property
grass (v.)
spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach;
grass (v.)
cover with grass;
Synonyms: grass over
grass (v.)
feed with grass;
grass (v.)
give away information about somebody;
Synonyms: denounce / tell on / betray / give away / rat / shit / shop / snitch / stag
2
grass (n.)
narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay;
grass (n.)
a police informer who implicates many people;
Synonyms: supergrass
grass (n.)
bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle;
Synonyms: eatage / forage / pasture / pasturage
grass (n.)
street names for marijuana;
Synonyms: pot / green goddess / dope / weed / gage / sess / sens / smoke / skunk / locoweed / Mary Jane
3
Grass (n.)
German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927);
Synonyms: Gunter Grass / Gunter Wilhelm Grass
From wordnet.princeton.edu