Definition of Rush nut
1. Noun. European sedge having small edible nutlike tubers.
Generic synonyms: Sedge
Group relationships: Cyperus, Genus Cyperus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rush Nut
rush nut (current term)
Literary usage of Rush nut
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Phaenogamous and Vascular Cryptogamous Plants of Michigan by Charles Fay Wheeler, Erwin Frink Smith (1881)
"Graceful Cotton-grass. Beak Rush. Beak Rush. Beak Rush. Beak Rush. Twig Rush. Nut Rush. Nut Rush. Sedge. Sedge. Sedge. C. &S. Rlver banks. 8. Mich.—Winch. ..."
2. The Suburban Horticulturist, Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"626, — 41, for "Tartarian, approaches," read "Tartarian, which approaches." — C56, —- 3, for " rush nut, and some others," read " rush nut, ..."