from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The type genus of the Juncaceae, comprising the rushes; they are perennial tufted glabrous marsh plants of temperate regions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The most important genus of the Juncaceæ or rushes, containing about half of the species.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. type genus of the Juncaceae; perennial tufted glabrous marsh plants of temperate regions: rushes
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