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Meaning of CYPERUS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  type genus of Cyperaceae; grasslike rhizomatous herbs; cosmopolitan except very cold regions
 

CYPERUS is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: genus Cyperus
 
 See Also: chufa, Cyperaceae, Cyperus alternifolius, Cyperus esculentus, Cyperus longus, Cyperus papyrus, Cyperus rotundus, earth almond, Egyptian paper reed, family Cyperaceae, galangal, galingale, ground almond, liliopsid genus, monocot genus, nut grass, nut sedge, nutgrass, nutsedge, paper rush, papyrus, rush nut, sedge family, umbrella plant, umbrella sedge, yellow nutgrass

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cyp"e*rus\ (s?p"?-r?s), n. [NL., from Gr. ???? sedge.]
(Bot.)
A large genus of plants belonging to the Sedge family, and
including the species called galingale, several bulrushes,
and the Egyptian papyrus.

 

 

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