tule

noun
tu·​le | \ ˈtü-lē How to pronounce tule (audio) \

Definition of tule

: either of two large New World bulrushes (Scirpus californicus and S. acutus)

First Known Use of tule

1837, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tule

Spanish, from Nahuatl tōllin

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“Tule.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tule. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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