some sort of large rush developing in wet land or perhaps in liquid
- 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.
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.
(n.) A type of huge rush, developing in wet land or in water.
I, Flower of true bulrush (Scirpus lacustris).