Scirpus lacustris
Mat Mat, n. [AS. matt, meatt, fr. L. matta a mat made of rushes.] 1. A thick flat fabric of sedge, rushes, flags, husks, straw, hemp, or similar material, placed on the floor and used for wiping and cleaning shoes at the door, for covering the floor of a hall or room to protect its surface, and for other purposes. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. Any similar flat object made of fabric or other material, such as rubber or plastic, placed flat on a surface for various uses, as for covering plant houses, putting beneath dishes or lamps on a table, securing rigging from friction, and the like. [1913 Webster +PJC]

3. Anything growing thickly, or closely interwoven, so as to resemble a mat in form or texture; as, a mat of weeds; a mat of hair. [1913 Webster]

4. An ornamental border made of paper, pasterboard, metal, etc., put under the glass which covers a framed picture; as, the mat of a daguerreotype. [1913 Webster]

{Mat grass}. (Bot.) (a) A low, tufted, European grass ({Nardus stricta}). (b) Same as {Matweed}.

{Mat rush} (Bot.), a kind of rush ({Scirpus lacustris}) used in England for making mats. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scirpus lacustris — Tule Tu le, n. [Mex.] (Bot.) A large bulrush ({Scirpus lacustris}, and {Scirpus Tatora}) growing abundantly on overflowed land in California and elsewhere. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scirpus lacustris — Bulrush Bul rush (b[.u]l r[u^]sh ), n. [OE. bulrysche, bolroysche; of uncertain origin, perh. fr. bole stem + rush.] (Bot.) A kind of large rush, growing in wet land or in water. [1913 Webster] Note: The name bulrush is applied in England… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SCIRPUS LACUSTRIS L. - КАМЫШ БОЛОТНЫЙ — см. 118. Многолетнее растение. S. lacustris L. К. болотный Sp. pl. (1753) 48. Forbes a Heinsley (1903) 250. Ларин 1 (1950) 424, рис. S y n. Scirpus tabernaemontani С. С. Gmel.; S. meyenii Nees; Schoenoplecius lacustris Palla. М е с т н. н а з в.… …   Справочник растений

  • Scirpus lacustris L. — многол.; VII–VIII Сем. Cypreaceae – Осоковые 54. Род Scirpus L. – Камыш 101. Камыш озерный Syn lat: Schoenoplectus lacustris (L.) Palla См. Scirpus lacustris L. – Камыш озерный Прибрежная зона рек, реже стоячие водоемы. Редко. Найден в охранной… …   Флора Центрально-лесного государственного заповедника

  • Scirpus lacustris auct. non L. — Symbol SCHE5 Synonym Symbol SCLA8 Botanical Family Cyperaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Scirpus lacustris L. p.p. — Symbol SCACA Synonym Symbol SCLA80 Botanical Family Cyperaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Scirpus lacustris L. ssp. creber (Fernald) T. Koyama — Symbol SCTA2 Synonym Symbol SCLAC2 Botanical Family Cyperaceae …   Scientific plant list

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  • Scirpus lacustris L. ssp. glaucus (Rchb.) Hartm. — Symbol SCTA2 Synonym Symbol SCLAG2 Botanical Family Cyperaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Scirpus lacustris L. ssp. glaucus (Rchb.) Hartm. — Symbol SCTA2 Synonym Symbol SCLAG2 Botanical Family Cyperaceae …   Scientific plant list

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