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
March 10—Poplar and willow catkins started; also equisetum (horse-tail), saxifrage, and probably other water plants.
Equisetum silvaticum is our rarest horsetail; and our only clubmoss is Lycopodium clavatum.Hertfordshire|Herbert W Tompkins
Near the shore grew the Naked Horse-tail (Equisetum hyemale), having a shoot springing from its root on each side.Lachesis Lapponica|Carl von Linn
To take away the unevennesses and roughnesses dried shave-grass (equisetum) answers best.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
You know what lovely little fern or equisetum stalks of sapphire the filaments are; they beat me so, but they're coming nice.Hortus Inclusus|John Ruskin