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American Bulrush

Definition of the noun American Bulrush

What does American Bulrush mean as a name of something?

American bulrush is the vernacular name of the Schoenoplectus americanus, a species of Schoenoplectus.

  • geographic area: Caribbean, North America

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

American bulrush, Scirpus Americanus, a species widely diffused in North America, sometimes called three-square in allusion to its triangular stem, and chair-maker's bulrush, doubtless with reference to its use. In the West, often called alkali ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

American bulrush, Scirpus Americanus, a species widely diffused in North America, sometimes called three-square in allusion to its triangular stem, and chair-maker's bulrush, doubtless with reference to its use. In the West, often called alkali ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

American bulrush, Scirpus Americanus, a species widely diffused in North America, sometimes called three-square in allusion to its triangular stem, and chair-maker's bulrush, doubtless with reference to its use. In the West, often called alkali ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

American bulrush, Scirpus Americanus, a species widely diffused in North America, sometimes called three-square in allusion to its triangular stem, and chair-maker s bulrush, doubtless with reference to its use. In the West, often called alkali ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

tula too' la, n a large American bulrush (genus Scirpus). [Sp, from Nahuatl tollin] tulip tu 'lip.n any plant or flower of the bulbous liliaceous genus Tu'llpa. with showy, uxu solitary, flowers; a showy person. — n tullpant' ...

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