1. Cyperus

noun. type genus of Cyperaceae; grasslike rhizomatous herbs; cosmopolitan except very cold regions.


  • chufa
  • Cyperaceae
  • earth almond
  • nutgrass
  • umbrella plant
  • nut sedge
  • nut grass
  • papyrus
  • paper rush
  • ground almond
  • galangal
  • rush nut
  • family Cyperaceae
  • monocot genus
  • Cyperus rotundus
  • yellow nutgrass
  • umbrella sedge
  • Egyptian paper rush
  • liliopsid genus
  • Cyperus esculentus
  • Cyperus longus
  • Egyptian paper reed
  • galingale
  • Cyperus papyrus
  • nutsedge
  • paper plant
  • Cyperus alternifolius
  • sedge family

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Sentences with cyperus-rotundus

1. Noun Phrase
The nutgrass plant, or cyperus rotundus, has been touted as an aid for lightening the skin, reducing the effects of aging and controlling weight, although the research is limited.

2. Noun Phrase
Symrise, a German-based company, developed extrapone nutgrass from the cyperus rotundus plant that is native to India.

3. Noun Phrase
A 2007 study published in “Phytotherapy Research” examined the effect of cyperus rotundus, or nutgrass, on obese rats.