cattail

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˈkatˌtāl/
  • Hyphenation: cat‧tail

Noun[change]

Singular
cattail

Plural
cattails

illustration of cattail
  1. A cattail is a wetland plant with brownish compact spikes.
    Young cattail stems can be eaten in salads or as a green vegetable; even the yellow pollen is edible.[1]

Notes[change]

  1. Making aquatic weeds useful: some perspectives for developing countries Ad Hoc panel of the advisory committe on Technology innovation NAS