bur reed in AZ Dictionary
- (n) some of different aquatic or wetland flowers of the genus Sparganium, having elongated leaves and ball-like clusters of tiny beaked fresh fruits.
- (n) a plant regarding the genus Sparganium, having lengthy ribbonlike leaves.
- (n) the normal title of species of Sparganium, so-called from their particular slim, reed-like leaves and bur-like heads of fruit. The floating bur-reed is S. angustifolium. See Sparganium.
- Hypernym for "bur reed"