Bulrush



(in Biblical use) the papyrus, Cyperus papyrus.
any of various rushes of the genera Scirpus and Typha.
Historical Examples

Oliver Twist, Illustrated Charles Dickens
The Crimson Fairy Book Various
The Trail-Hunter Gustave Aimard
Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, March 1844 Various
Wonder Tales from Many Lands Katharine Pyle
Bible Animals; J. G. Wood
The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend
The Folk-Tales of the Magyars Various
Myths and Legends of the Mississippi Valley and the Great Lakes Various
Ulster Folklore Elizabeth Andrews

noun
a grasslike cyperaceous marsh plant, Scirpus lacustris, used for making mats, chair seats, etc
a popular name for reed mace (sense 1)
a biblical word for papyrus (sense 1)
n.

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