HyperDic: cattail

English > 1 sense of the word cattail:
NOUNplantcattailtall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves
English > cattail: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningtall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes.
Member ofTypha, genus Typhareed maces
Narrowercat's-tail, bullrush, bulrush, nailrod, reed mace, reedmace, Typha latifoliatall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down
lesser bullrush, narrow-leaf cattail, narrow-leaved reedmace, soft flag, Typha angustifoliareed maces of America, Europe, North Africa, Asia
Broadermarsh plant, bog plant, swamp plantA semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land
Spanishanea, boga, enea, espadaña, totora
Catalanbalca de fulla estreta, balca, boga de fulla estreta, boga

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