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Definition of Sedge
SedgeSedge 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 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
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 ken (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.
Meaning of Sedge from wikipedia
(gr****-like), monocotyledonous flowering plants known
, which superficially resemble
the closely related rushes
and the more distantly...
, Cyperaceae, are a family
may also refer
flag, a plant
in the family...
- ancient Egyptian kings
used to have up to three
titles, the Horus, the Sedge
and Bee (nswt-bjtj) name, and the Two Ladies
(nbtj) name. The Golden
- The sedge
wren (Cistothorus stellaris) is a small
p****erine bird in the family
Troglodytidae. It is widely distributed
- called chufa sedge
, nut gr****, yellow
gr**** or earth
almond) is a crop of the sedge family
- The sedge warbler
(Acrocephalus schoenobaenus) is an Old World warbler
in the genus
Acrocephalus. It is a medium-sized warbler
with a brown, streaked...
- and molecular analysis suggests
it may not be monophyletic. Also called sedge
-flies or rail-flies, the adults
with two pairs...
- Oak sedge
or Pennsylvania sedge Carex
albicans, white-tinged sedge
or oak sedge
garberi, a species
of sedge native
to northern North
America. Carex geyeri
, a species
of sedge native
- The genus Carex
) is one of the largest genera
plants, containing around
1800 species, according
to a 2004 estimate. All the species...
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