Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An invasive perennial sedge, of the genus Cyperus, that has edible, nutlike tubers

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a widely distributed perennial sedge (Cyperus rotundus) having small edible nutlike tubers; also called nut grass.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as nut-rush.
  • n. The nutgrass, Cyperus rotundus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a widely distributed perennial sedge having small edible nutlike tubers
  • n. a widely distributed perennial sedge having small edible nutlike tubers

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Prairie Home Companion, 10 November - in the monologue - great reference to this word!

    November 11, 2007

  • The edge of a nut?

    November 9, 2007