Definition of Schoenus
: a genus of stout sedges (family Cyperaceae) chiefly Australasian but including a few from Europe and the warm or tropical parts of North America and having few-flowered spikelets in a spike or head, flowers without a perianth of bristles, and nutlets lacking a beak
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Origin and Etymology of schoenus
New Latin, from Greek schoinos rush, reed
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