cat's tail

cat's tail
/ˈkæts teɪl/ (say 'kats tayl)

1. any of the tall marsh plants of the genus Typha, with flowers in long, dense, cylindrical spikes.
2. any of certain species of the grass Koeleria; bulrush.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Cat's-tail — Cat s tail, n. See {Timothy}, {Cat tail}, {Cirrus}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cat’s-tail — švendras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Švendrinių (Typhaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Typha). atitikmenys: lot. Typha angl. bulrush; cat’s tail; reedmace vok. Rohrkolben rus. рогоз lenk. pałka …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • cat's-tail — n. 1. (Bot.) Catkin (which see). 2. (Bot.) Timothy, timothy grass, herds grass (Phleum pretense). 3. Cirrus, mare s tail …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cat's tail — (also cattail) noun a reed mace or other plant with long thin parts suggestive of cats tails …   English new terms dictionary

  • cat's-tail — noun tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa • Syn: ↑bullrush,… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cat's-tail grass — Timothy Tim o*thy, n., or Timothy grass Tim o*thy grass [From Timothy Hanson, who carried the seed from New England to Maryland about 1720.] (Bot.) A kind of grass ({Phleum pratense}) with long cylindrical spikes; called also {herd s grass}, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cat’s tail grass — motiejukas statusas T sritis augalininkystė atitikmenys: lot. Phleum angl. cat’s tail grass; timothy rus. аржанец; тимофеевка …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • cat's-tail grass — noun see cat s tail I …   Useful english dictionary

  • cat's-tail speedwell — /kats tayl / a widely cultivated Eurasian plant, Veronica spicata, of the figwort family, having blue flowers in long, spikelike clusters. * * * …   Universalium