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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New Latin, from Latin, rush

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“Juncus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juncus. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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