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Definition of bulrush noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bulrush

 noun
(also bullrush) noun
BrE BrE//ˈbʊlrʌʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʊlrʌʃ//
 
 
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a tall plant with long narrow leaves and a long brown head of flowers, that grows in or near water Word Origin late Middle English: probably from bull in the sense ‘large or coarse’, as in words such as bullfrog.
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