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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Perennial rushlike flowerless herbs with jointed hollow stems and narrow toothlike leaves that spread by creeping rhizomes.

Usage examples (34)
  • It is called horsetail or sewings, and is both fine and strong.
  • This plant was a near relation of the "horsetail," or
  • - “queues de rat” ( 'horsetail') and “ronces” (= 'brambles') ...
  • The horsetail, after all, had been a sort of cover. for more
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