Definition of giant reed in English:

giant reed

Syllabification: gi·ant reed

Entry from US English dictionary


  • A fast-growing perennial grass native to India that is a principal source for reeds used in musical instruments. In the US it threatens some native plant habitats because of its spreading and dispersal habits.
    • Arundo donax, family Poaceae

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