Rushlike
Rushlike Rush"like`, a. Resembling a rush; weak. [1913 Webster]

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  • rushlike — adjective Resembling a rush (the plant). Syn: rushy …   Wiktionary

  • rushlike — adjective resembling rush or sedge • Syn: ↑sedgelike • Similar to: ↑grassy * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a rush * * * rushˈlike adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Andropogon schoenanthus — Rush Rush, n. [OE. rusche, rische, resche, AS. risce, akin to LG. rusk, risch, D. & G. rusch; all probably fr. L. ruscum butcher s broom; akin to Goth. raus reed, G. rohr.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to many aquatic or marsh growing endogenous plants …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bog rush — Rush Rush, n. [OE. rusche, rische, resche, AS. risce, akin to LG. rusk, risch, D. & G. rusch; all probably fr. L. ruscum butcher s broom; akin to Goth. raus reed, G. rohr.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to many aquatic or marsh growing endogenous plants …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Club rush — Rush Rush, n. [OE. rusche, rische, resche, AS. risce, akin to LG. rusk, risch, D. & G. rusch; all probably fr. L. ruscum butcher s broom; akin to Goth. raus reed, G. rohr.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to many aquatic or marsh growing endogenous plants …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flowering rush — Rush Rush, n. [OE. rusche, rische, resche, AS. risce, akin to LG. rusk, risch, D. & G. rusch; all probably fr. L. ruscum butcher s broom; akin to Goth. raus reed, G. rohr.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to many aquatic or marsh growing endogenous plants …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jonquil — Jon quil, Jonquille Jon quille, n. [F. jonquille, fr. L. juncus a rush, because it has rushlike leaves.] (Bot.) A bulbous plant of the genus {Narcissus} ({Narcissus Jonquilla}), allied to the daffodil. It has long, rushlike leaves, and yellow or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jonquille — Jonquil Jon quil, Jonquille Jon quille, n. [F. jonquille, fr. L. juncus a rush, because it has rushlike leaves.] (Bot.) A bulbous plant of the genus {Narcissus} ({Narcissus Jonquilla}), allied to the daffodil. It has long, rushlike leaves, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Narcissus Jonquilla — Jonquil Jon quil, Jonquille Jon quille, n. [F. jonquille, fr. L. juncus a rush, because it has rushlike leaves.] (Bot.) A bulbous plant of the genus {Narcissus} ({Narcissus Jonquilla}), allied to the daffodil. It has long, rushlike leaves, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nut rush — Rush Rush, n. [OE. rusche, rische, resche, AS. risce, akin to LG. rusk, risch, D. & G. rusch; all probably fr. L. ruscum butcher s broom; akin to Goth. raus reed, G. rohr.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to many aquatic or marsh growing endogenous plants …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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