nutsedge
nutsedge utsedge, nut sedge ut sedge . a widely distributed perennial sedge ({Cyperus rotundus}) having small edible nutlike tubers; also called {nut grass}.

Syn: nutgrass, nut grass, {Cyperus rotundus}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nutsedge — noun Date: circa 1909 nut grass …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nutsedge — nut sedge n. Either of two Old World sedges (Cyperus esculentus or C. rotundus) having aromatic tubers.   [From the shape of the tubers.] * * * …   Universalium

  • nutsedge — noun An invasive perennial sedge, of the genus Cyperus, that has edible, nutlike tubers Syn: nutgrass …   Wiktionary

  • Nutsedge — Cyperus (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • nutsedge — noun a widely distributed perennial sedge having small edible nutlike tubers • Syn: ↑nutgrass, ↑nut grass, ↑nut sedge, ↑Cyperus rotundus • Hypernyms: ↑sedge • Member Holonyms: ↑Cyperus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Purple nutsedge — Cyperus (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Cyperus rotundus — nutsedge utsedge, nut sedge ut sedge . a widely distributed perennial sedge ({Cyperus rotundus}) having small edible nutlike tubers; also called {nut grass}. Syn: nutgrass, nut grass, {Cyperus rotundus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cyperus rotundus — nutsedge utsedge, nut sedge ut sedge . a widely distributed perennial sedge ({Cyperus rotundus}) having small edible nutlike tubers; also called {nut grass}. Syn: nutgrass, nut grass, {Cyperus rotundus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nut grass — nutsedge utsedge, nut sedge ut sedge . a widely distributed perennial sedge ({Cyperus rotundus}) having small edible nutlike tubers; also called {nut grass}. Syn: nutgrass, nut grass, {Cyperus rotundus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nut sedge — nutsedge utsedge, nut sedge ut sedge . a widely distributed perennial sedge ({Cyperus rotundus}) having small edible nutlike tubers; also called {nut grass}. Syn: nutgrass, nut grass, {Cyperus rotundus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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