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cyperus


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cyperus  \Cyp"e*rus\  (s?p"?-r?s),  n.  [NL.,  from  Gr  ????  sedge.] 
  (Bot.) 
  A  large  genus  of  plants  belonging  to  the  Sedge  family,  and 
  including  the  species  called  galingale,  several  bulrushes, 
  and  the  Egyptian  papyrus. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Cyperus 
  n  :  type  genus  of  Cyperaceae;  grasslike  rhizomatous  herbs; 
  cosmopolitan  except  very  cold  regions  [syn:  {Cyperus},  {genus 
  Cyperus}] 




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