Scirpus

noun
Scir·​pus | \ ˈs(k)ərpəs, ˈskir- \

Definition of Scirpus

: 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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History and Etymology for Scirpus

New Latin, from Latin, rush, bulrush

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“Scirpus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scirpus. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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