×

cattail meaning

Pronunciation:   "cattail" in a sentence
  • Noun: cattail  'kat`teyl
    1. Tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes

    Derived forms: cattails

    Type of: bog plant, marsh plant, swamp plant

    Part of: genus Typha, Typha

    Encyclopedia: Cattail


  • [Medicine]
    A plant family of the order Typhales,subclass Commelinidae,class Liliopsida (monocotyledons) that contains a single genus,Typha,that grows worldwide.

Examples

    More:   Next
  1. light, the striped shadows of the cattails twitch like nerves.
  2. Cattails, he explains, thrive in nutrient-rich muck.
  3. Broadleaf cattail is usually found in shallower water than narrowleaf cattail.
  4. Broadleaf cattail is usually found in shallower water than narrowleaf cattail.
  5. The CDFG tends the four populations, clearing out the cattails.

Related Words

  1. catsuit meaning
  2. catsup meaning
  3. catsup bottle meaning
  4. catt'le-class meaning
  5. cattabu meaning
  6. cattail family meaning
  7. cattail millet meaning
  8. cattalo meaning
  9. catted and fished meaning
  10. cattell meaning
PC Version