Definition of cat's tail in English:

cat's tail

Line breaks: cat's tail
(also cattail)


  • A plant with long, thin parts suggestive of cats' tails, in particular:
    • the reed mace. (also cat’s-tail grass) timothy grass.
    More example sentences
    • Water plants abound, including a cattail, a realistic palm tree, and other vegetation.
    • As mentioned earlier, large areas of cattails and other aquatic plants also will encourage muskrat activity.
    • The lowland is lush with cattails and willows, and an osprey nest suggests the presence of trout.

More definitions of cat's tail

Definition of cat's tail in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody