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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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This regime was complemented with an assortment of wild fruits and nuts—including hackberries, wild almonds, pistachios, plums, and acorns—as well as tubers from the club-rush plant.
Scirpus palustris, Linn. and Ell.Sk. Bog maritime Scirpus; marsh club-rush.
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