Reed (plant)

type of grassy plant
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Reed is a common name for several tall, grass-like plants of wetlands.

Where there are no reeds, it is the worst of all poverty.

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  • Those tall flowering-reeds which stand,
    In Arno like a sheaf of sceptres, left
    By some remote dynasty of dead gods.
    • Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh (1856), Book VII, reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 660.

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