féar gortach

"Hungry grass." An enchanted tuft of grass that afflicts those who step on it with an insatiable hunger. It specifically appeared in places where a corpse had fallen mouth downward. Cp. fear gorta.



  • MacKillop, James. (2004). Dictionary of Celtic Mythology. New York: Oxford University Press, Inc.
  • Wright, J. (1900). The English dialect dictionary. Vol. 2. London: H. Frowde.