Origin of bulrush
Examples from the Web for bulrush
Bulrush millet, another native crop, was ill suited to Aaron's well-drained fields.Blind Man's Lantern|Allen Kim Lang
Bulrush, bool′rush, n. a large strong rush, which grows on wet land or in water—often applied to the cat's-tail (Typha).
They are found on the leaves of the toule (bulrush), and the farina is prepared in various ways.The Trail-Hunter|Gustave Aimard
Once I saw a ploughman and his team of oxen being ferried across the lake on a bulrush raft.Inca Land|Hiram Bingham
The old Alligator was hidden away beneath the mud and bulrush leaves, and he couldn't see anything.Stories to Tell Children|Sara Cone Bryant
Word Origin for bulrush
also bullrush, type of tall plant growing in or near water (in Biblical use, the Egyptian papyrus), mid-15c., bolroysche, from rush (n.); the signification of bull is doubtful.