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grass / straw / manuscript / draft (of a document) / careless / rough / CL: , , ,
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flowers and plants
rice straw
to make a draft / to draw up (plans)
a book on Chinese (herbal) medicine / Chinese materia medica
four-leaf clover
clover / trefoil
fur clothing
motherwort (Leonurus heterophyllus or L. cardiaca)
medicinal herb (genus Mesona) / grass jelly
(Internet slang) to recommend a product to sb
carelessly / hastily
army provisions / rations and fodder
aromatic herb / vanilla / alternative name for Eupatorium fortunei / (fig.) loyal and dependable person (old)
all kinds of grass / all kinds of flora
licorice root
to weed
mow grass
green grass
Asian mugwort or wormwood (genus Artemesia)
sogon grass
careless / slovenly / illegible (of handwriting)
water plants / habitat with water source and grass
weeds / mistress or prostitute (old)
caterpillar fungus (Cordyceps sinensis)
pasture / forage grass / pasturage
Houttuynia cordata
semicursive script
forage grass
(one's) last straw to clutch at / one's last hope
weeds / brush (vegetation) / wild grassland
medicinal herb
to mow grass / haymaking / to write a rough draft (of an essay etc)
the spongy, white pulp inside the stem of rush plants, used as a wick for oil lamps
red root gromwell (Lithospermum erythrorhizon) / flowering plant whose roots provide purple dye / arnebia (plant genus in family Boraginaceae)
Asakusa, district of Tokyo with an atmosphere of old Japan, famous for the 7th century Buddhist temple, Sensō-ji
daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)
sb who goes whichever way the wind blows / sb with no mind of one's own / easily swayed person / opportunist
tough upright grass / fig. a staunch character able to withstand tough test
withered grass / dry grass
Rubia cordifolia / Indian madder / munjit
sage (Salvia officinalis)
coco-grass or nut sedge (Cyperus rotundus)
Hemerocallis fulva / daylily
plantain herb (Plantago asiatica)
to hoe / to weed
creeping oxalis / edelweiss
rice-paper plant (Tetrapanax papyriferus)
the most handsome boy in the school (see also 校花)
very rarely seen, unusual (idiom)
the most handsome boy in the class
creeper / climbing plant / twiner
tropical pitcher plant (i.e. genus Nepenthes)
lit. to pick the flowers and trample the grass (idiom) / fig. to womanize / to frequent brothels / to sow one's wild oats
ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) / fishwort (Houttuynia cordata)
to fondle the flowers and trample the grass (idiom) / to womanize / to frequent brothels / to sow one's wild oats
lit. an old cow eats young grass (idiom) / fig. a May-December relationship / a romance where the man is significantly older than the woman
there are plenty more fish in the sea (idiom)
Hedyotis diffusa
deep gratitude up to death
(substitute for 我肏) fuck / WTF / (soccer) to waste time by feigning injury
Miscanthus (genus of grass)
rush (botany) / Juncaceae
the storm put strong grass to the test (idiom); fig. troubled times test a faithful minister / to show one's true colors after a stern test / also written 疾風勁草|疾风劲草
raffia (loanword)
Chinese anise (Ilicium anisatum, a shrub with poisonous leaves)
lit. a good horse doesn't turn around and graze the same patch again (idiom) / fig. once you've moved on, don't go back again (romantic relationship, job etc) / leave the past behind
valerian (Valeriana officinalis)
honewort / Cryptotaenia japonica
A rabbit doesn't eat the grass by its own burrow (idiom); One shouldn't do anything to harm one's neighbors.
the storm put strong grass to the test (idiom); fig. troubled times test a faithful minister / to show one's true colors after a stern test
Rabdosia lophanthoides (no common name), herb plant of Lamiaceae family (together with mint and lavender), used in TCM
edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum)
lit. you can't expect the horse to run fast but not let it graze (idiom) / fig. you can't have your cake and eat it, too
Lucao or Lutsao township in Chiayi county 嘉義縣|嘉义县, west Taiwan
wire grass (Eleusine indica)
spatterdock (Nuphar pumilum), a type of lily
lit. abandoned by men and choked with weeds / desolate (idiom)
grass that has grown on a grave since last year / (fig.) grave / to have died long ago / fodder provided to animals for the night
trash / garbage
(of Taiwan aborigines) to go on a headhunting expedition

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