Also called (popularly) bulrush, false bulrush, cat’s-tail. a tall reedlike marsh plant, Typha latifolia, with straplike leaves and flowers in long brown sausage-shaped spikes: family Typhaceae See also bulrush (sense 2)
a related and similar plant, Typha angustifolia
noun, plural reedmen. 1. a musician who plays a reed instrument.
noun 1. a musical keyboard instrument, as the harmonium or American organ, having small metal reeds through which air is forced to produce the sound. noun 1. a wind instrument, such as the harmonium, accordion, or harmonica, in which the sound is produced by reeds, each reed producing one note only 2. a type of […]
noun 1. an organ pipe having a reed that is vibrated by air to produce the sound. noun 1. a wind instrument, such as a clarinet or oboe, whose sound is produced by a vibrating reed 2. an organ pipe sounded by a vibrating reed
- Reed-sternberg cell
Reed-Sternberg cell n. A giant binucleated or multinucleated acidophilic cell in the tissues in Hodgkin’s disease. Also called Sternberg-Reed cell.