tule

[ too-lee; Spanish too-le ]
/ ˈtu li; Spanish ˈtu lɛ /
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noun, plural tu·les [too-leez; Spanish too-les] /ˈtu liz; Spanish ˈtu lɛs/.

either of two large bulrushes, Scirpus lacustris or S. acutus, found in California and adjacent regions in inundated lands and marshes.

Nearby words

  1. tula,
  2. tuladi,
  3. tularaemia,
  4. tulare,
  5. tularemia,
  6. tule fog,
  7. tule perch,
  8. tulip,
  9. tulip chair,
  10. tulip tree

Origin of tule

1830–40, Americanism; < Mexican Spanish < Nahuatl tōlin

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