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bullrush


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bullrush 
  n  1:  tall  marsh  plant  with  pokerlike  seed  heads  that  explode  when 
  mature  shedding  large  quantities  of  down  its  long  flat 
  leaves  are  used  for  making  mats  and  chair  seats;  of 
  North  America,  Europe,  Asia  and  North  Africa  [syn:  {cat's-tail}, 
  {bulrush},  {nailrod},  {reed  mace},  {reedmace},  {Typha 
  latifolia}] 
  2:  tall  rush  with  soft  erect  or  arching  stems  found  in  Eurasia, 
  Australia,  New  Zealand,  and  common  in  North  America  [syn: 
  {bulrush},  {common  rush},  {soft  rush},  {Juncus  effusus}] 




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