Cat"sup(kt"sp), n. Same as Catchup, and Ketchup.
Cat"-tail(kt"tl), n. (Bot.) A tall erect rush or flag (Typha latifolia) growing widely in fresh and salt marshes, with long, flat, sword-shaped leaves, having clusters of small brown flowers in a dense cylindrical spike at the top of the stem; -- called also bulrush and reed mace. The leaves are frequently used for seating chairs, making mats, etc. See Catkin.
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
The lesser cat-tail is Typha angustifolia.
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