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Meaning of CYPERUS

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