: a genus of perennial herbs (family Juncaceae) resembling grass or rushes and having leaves and young stems frequently hairy and flowers crowded, umbeled, or in spikes see wood rush

Word History


New Latin, from Italian luzziola, lucciola (in erba luzziola, erba lucciola adder's-tongue)

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“Luzula.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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