juncus

noun jun·cus \ ˈjəŋkəs \

Definition of juncus

1 capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Juncaceae) of chiefly marsh plants of temperate regions that are perennial tufted glabrous herbs with mostly terete or channeled leaves
2 plural -es : any plant of the genus Juncus — see rush

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Origin and Etymology of juncus

New Latin, from Latin, rush


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