What does bulrush mean?

bulrush meaning in General Dictionary

some sort of large rush developing in wet land or perhaps in liquid

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  • high marsh plant with cylindrical seed minds that explode when mature getting rid of large volumes of down; its lengthy flat leaves can be used for making mats and chair seating; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa
  • high dash with smooth erect or arching stems present in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and typical in the united states
  • a type of huge rush, developing in wet land or perhaps in water.

bulrush meaning in Etymology Dictionary

additionally bullrush, type of high plant growing in or near water (in Biblical use, the Egyptian papyrus), mid-15c., bolroysche, from rush (n.); the signification of bull is doubtful.


bulrush meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A type of huge rush, developing in wet land or in water.


Sentence Examples with the word bulrush

I, Flower of true bulrush (Scirpus lacustris).

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