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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Sedge(0.01082 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : grasslike or rushlike plant growing in wet places having
solid stems, narrow grasslike leaves and spikelets of
English → English (gcide)
Sedge \Sedge\, n. [OE. segge, AS. secg; akin to LG. segge; --
probably named from its bladelike appearance, and akin to L.
secare to cut, E. saw a cutting instrument; cf. Ir. seisg, W.
hesg. Cf. Hassock, Saw the instrument.]
1. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Carex, perennial,
endogenous, innutritious herbs, often growing in dense
tufts in marshy places. They have triangular jointless
stems, a spiked inflorescence, and long grasslike leaves
which are usually rough on the margins and midrib. There
are several hundred species.
Note: The name is sometimes given to any other plant of the
order Cyperace[ae], which includes Carex,
Cyperus, Scirpus, and many other genera of rushlike
2. (Zo["o]l.) A flock of herons.
Sedge hen (Zo["o]l.), the clapper rail. See under 5th
Sedge warbler (Zo["o]l.), a small European singing bird
(Acrocephalus phragmitis). It often builds its nest
among reeds; -- called also sedge bird, sedge wren,
night warbler, and Scotch nightingale.