Katzenschwanz

Roter Rohrkolben unter grünem Blatt

Typha Latifolia

Synonyme:
Bulrush
Cattail (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English cattal, cattyle (also as cattestail), equivalent to cat +‎ tail.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkæt.teɪl/ A rare example of gemination in English.

Noun

cattail (plural cattails)

  1. Any of several perennial herbs, of the genus Typha, that have long flat leaves, and grow in marshy places

Synonyms

  • (herb in Typha): bulrush, reedmace

Translations

See also

  • catstail
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