noun Scir·pus \ˈs(k)ərpəs, ˈskir-\

Definition of Scirpus

  1. :  a large genus of widely distributed annual or perennial sedges (family Cyperaceae) that bear solitary or much-clustered spikelets containing perfect flowers with a perianth of six bristles — see bulrush, tule

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Origin and Etymology of scirpus

New Latin, from Latin, rush, bulrush

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