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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. large genus of plants found in damp woodlands and bogs and ditches or at water margins: sedges;
[syn: Carex, genus Carex]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Carex \Ca"rex\, n. [L., sedge.] (Bot.) A numerous and widely distributed genus of perennial herbaceous plants of the order Cypreace[ae]; the sedges. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Carex n 1: large genus of plants found in damp woodlands and bogs and ditches or at water margins: sedges [syn: Carex, genus Carex]