bulrush

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noun bul·rush \ˈbu̇l-ˌrəsh\

Definition of bulrush

  1. :  any of several large rushes or sedges growing in wetlands: as a :  any of a genus (Scirpus, especially S. lacustris) of annual or perennial sedges that bear solitary or much-clustered spikelets containing perfect flowers with a perianth of six bristles b British :  either of two cattails (Typha latifolia and T. angustifolia) c :  papyrus

Variants of bulrush

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bullrush

Origin and Etymology of bulrush

Middle English bulrysche


First Known Use: 15th century


BULRUSH Defined for Kids

bulrush

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noun bul·rush \ˈbu̇l-ˌrəsh\

Definition of bulrush for Students

  1. :  any of several large rushes or sedges that grow in wet places


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