sward

Definitions of sward
1

n surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots

Synonyms:
greensward, sod, turf
Types:
divot
a piece of turf dug out of a lawn or fairway (by an animals hooves or a golf club)
Type of:
ground, land, soil
material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)

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