Definition of 'reed'
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Example sentences containing 'reed'
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The camp's four reed and thatched chalets have bright, locally designed fabrics. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I hurled myself into another irrigation ditch and crouched amid the tall reeds. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sometimes, by contrast, they sing unseen from deep inside the reeds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When she is sitting on the nest, the pen may stretch her neck out and add reeds that are growing near by without getting off the eggs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was standing at the front of a reed bed, just inside the reeds, on the far side of a partly frozen lake. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Visitors sleep in safari tents on thatched wooden platforms above the lake, bathrooms are built of local reeds and thatch, and there are composting loos. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Used Occasionally. reed is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'reed'
British English: reed /riːd/ NOUN
Reeds are tall plants that grow in shallow water or wet ground.
- American English: reed
- Arabic: قَصَبَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: junco
- Chinese: 芦苇
- Croatian: trska
- Czech: rákosí
- Danish: rør
- Dutch: riet van instrument
- European Spanish: junco
- Finnish: ruoko
- French: roseau
- German: Schilfrohr
- Greek: καλαμιά
- Italian: canna
- Japanese: アシ 植物
- Korean: 갈대
- Norwegian: siv
- Polish: trzcina
- European Portuguese: junco
- Romanian: stuf
- Russian: камыш
- Spanish: junco
- Swedish: vass växt
- Thai: ต้นไม้จำพวกอ้อหรือกก
- Turkish: saz
- Ukrainian: очерет
- Vietnamese: cây sậy
Definition of reed from the Collins English Dictionary
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