noun (plural carices /-rɪsiːz/)
A sedge (grass-like plant) of a large genus found chiefly in temperate and cold regions.
- Genus Carex, family Cyperaceae
More example sentences
- Bronze carex or blonde feather grass pairs beautifully with rusty iron.
- A number of appropriate natives - some of the carex riverside grasses, reeds and rushes - have been planted along the Okeover Stream banks.
- The intersections where three or more stones meet are a little more spacious and accommodating; these are good places to drop in carex, festuca, or other taller accent plants.
modern Latin, from Latin, 'sedge'.