giant reed
noun Date: 1851 a tall perennial grass (Arundo donax) native to Mediterranean regions that has woody stems used especially in making baskets, shelters, and reeds for woodwind instruments

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  • giant reed — nendrinis arundas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pluoštinis, vaistinis augalas (Arundo donax), paplitęs Afrikoje, vakarų Azijoje ir pietų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Arundo donax angl. bamboo reed; giant… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • giant-reed — nendrinis arundas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pluoštinis, vaistinis augalas (Arundo donax), paplitęs Afrikoje, vakarų Azijoje ir pietų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Arundo donax angl. bamboo reed; giant… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • giant reed — a tall grass, Arundo donax, of southern Europe, having woody stems and a spirelike flower cluster often 2 ft. (60 cm) long. [1895 1900] * * * ▪ plant  (Arundo donax), tall perennial grass of the family Poaceae, native to Europe and introduced… …   Universalium

  • giant reed — paprastoji nendrė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Phragmites australis), paplitęs visame pasaulyje. atitikmenys: lot. Phragmites australis angl. common grass; common reed; ditch reed; giant reed;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • giant reed — noun large rhizomatous perennial grasses found by riversides and in ditches having jointed stems and large grey white feathery panicles • Syn: ↑Arundo donax • Hypernyms: ↑reed • Member Holonyms: ↑Arundo, ↑genus Arundo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reed (plant) — Reed is a generic botanical term used to describe numerous tall, grass like plants of wet places, often forming reed beds, including:;In the Poaceae (grass) family: * Common reed ( Phragmites australis Cav.), the original species named reed *… …   Wikipedia

  • Reed — /reed/, n. 1. Sir Carol, 1906 76, British film director. 2. Ishmael (Scott), born 1938, U.S. novelist and poet. 3. John, 1887 1920, U.S. journalist and poet. 4. Stanley Forman /fawr meuhn/, 1884 1980, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S.… …   Universalium

  • reed — reedlike, adj. /reed/, n. 1. the straight stalk of any of various tall grasses, esp. of the genera Phragmites and Arundo, growing in marshy places. 2. any of the plants themselves. 3. such stalks or plants collectively. 4. anything made from such …   Universalium

  • reed grass — noun any of various tall perennial grasses of the genus Calamagrostis having feathery plumes; natives of marshland fens and wet woodlands of temperate northern hemisphere • Hypernyms: ↑grass • Hyponyms: ↑feather reed grass, ↑feathertop,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reed grass — paprastoji nendrė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Phragmites australis), paplitęs visame pasaulyje. atitikmenys: lot. Phragmites australis angl. common grass; common reed; ditch reed; giant reed;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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