noun, plural eq·ui·se·tums, eq·ui·se·ta [ek-wuh-see-tuh]. /ˌɛk wəˈsi tə/.
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Origin of equisetum
OTHER WORDS FROM equisetumeq·ui·se·tic, adjective
Words nearby equisetum
Example sentences from the Web for equisetum
Mike's Head is probably a popular name for the rush of the Equisetum species, known as "horsetail."Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XXX|Joel Palmer
In this connection his figuring young plants of Equisetum attached to prothalli is interesting.
The swampy regions by the rivers are covered with Equisetum and Scirpus cspitosus; and they are very abundant on the mountains.Across Iceland|William Bisiker
To take away the unevennesses and roughnesses dried shave-grass (equisetum) answers best.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
In the more damp and marshy places the bottom is covered with marsh trefoil, carex, smooth equisetum, and rush.