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bur reed

noun
1.
any plant of the genus Sparganium, having ribbony leaves and bearing burlike fruit.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600
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British Dictionary definitions for bur-reed

bur reed

noun
1.
a marsh plant of the genus Sparganium, having narrow leaves, round clusters of small green flowers, and round prickly fruit: family Sparganiaceae
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