bullrush

bullrush

noun
1. tall marsh plant with cylindrical 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
2. tall rush with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America [syn: bulrush
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