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cattail

noun cat·tail \ˈkat-ˌtāl\

: a tall plant that has long flat leaves and that grows in wet areas

Full Definition of CATTAIL

:  any of a genus (Typha of the family Typhaceae, the cattail family) of tall reedy marsh plants with brown furry fruiting spikes; especially :  a plant (Typha latifolia) with long flat leaves used especially for making mats and chair seats

First Known Use of CATTAIL

1548

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