bulrush

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noun bul·rush \ ˈbu̇l-ˌrəsh \
variants: or less commonly bullrush

Definition of bulrush

:any of several large rushes or sedges growing in wetlands: such 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

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Origin and Etymology of bulrush

Middle English bulrysche


BULRUSH Defined for Kids

bulrush

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noun bul·rush \ ˈbu̇l-ˌrəsh \

Definition of bulrush for Students

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


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