an Old World bunting, Emberiza schoeniclus, inhabiting marshy areas.
a common European bunting, Emberiza schoeniclus, that occurs near reed beds and has a brown streaked plumage with, in the male, a black head
noun 1. See under canary grass. canary grass noun 1. any of various grasses of the genus Phalaris, as P. canariensis, native to the Canary Islands, bearing seed used as food for cage birds, or P. arundinacea (reed canary grass) used throughout the Northern Hemisphere as fodder. canary grass noun 1. any of various grasses […]
- Reed grass
noun 1. a tall perennial grass, Glyceria maxima, of rivers and ponds of Europe, Asia, and Canada
adjective, reedier, reediest. 1. full of reeds: a reedy marsh. 2. consisting or made of a reed or reeds: a reedy pipe. 3. like a reed or reeds: reedy grass. 4. having a sound like that of a reed instrument. adjective reedier, reediest 1. (of a place, esp a marsh) abounding in reeds 2. of […]
noun, Architecture. 1. a set of moldings, as on a column, resembling small convex fluting. 2. ornamentation consisting of such moldings. 3. a number of narrow, vertical grooves on the edge of a coin, medal, etc. noun 1. the straight stalk of any of various tall grasses, especially of the genera Phragmites and Arundo, growing […]