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  1. cat's-tail, bullrush, bulrush, nailrod, reed mace, reedmace, Typha latifolianoun

    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

  2. bulrush, bullrush, common rush, soft rush, Juncus effususnoun

    tall rush with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America


  1. bullrushnoun

    A headlong rush into something, heedless of the danger.


  1. bullrush

    Bulrush is a vernacular name for several large wetland grass-like plants Sedge family (Cyperaceae): Cyperus Scirpus Blysmus Bolboschoenus Scirpoides Isolepis Schoenoplectus Trichophorum Typhaceae: TyphaThe Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland recommends "bulrush" as an English name for plants in the genus Typha. These species are also sometimes known as reedmace, cattails or black paddies.One particular famous story involving bulrushes is that of the ark of bulrushes in the Book of Exodus. In this story, it is said that the infant Moses was found in a boat made of bulrushes. Within the context of the story, this is probably paper reed (Cyperus papyrus).


  1. bullrush

    Bullrush is a game typically played by children in an open area, where one player is chosen as the "bull" and tries to catch other players as they run across the field. Once caught, they also become "bulls" and help to catch the remaining players. In the context of sports like American football or rugby, a bullrush refers to a forceful, direct run, often involving pushing past defenders. In a different context, bullrush can also refer to a type of plant, often found in marshes, scientifically known as Typha. So, the definition of bullrush largely depends on the context in which it is being used.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bullrush in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bullrush in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    cloth coverings wrapped around something (as a wound or a baby)
    • A. flapper
    • B. defilement
    • C. cazique
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