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  • n. Any of several rushlike plants, of the genus Scirpus and others, including the reed mace and bulrush.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rushlike plant, the reed mace or cat-tail, or some species of the genus Scirpus. See bulrush.
  • n. any rush of the genus Scirpus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant of the genus Scirpus.
  • n. The cattail reed, Typha latifolia.

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