Either of two large bulrushes (Scirpus acutus or S. validus) found in lakes and marshes of the SW U.S.
Any of several bulrushes that grow in marshy lowlands of the southwest United States.
Origin of tule
American Spanish from Nahuatl tōlinreed, sedge
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Tule Sentence Examples
tule mat covers which were eventually replaced by bison skins during the late 18th century.
Camels were very successfully employed as pack animals on the Tule desert in the palmy days of Virginia City, Nevada, before the advent of railways.
The tipi is made using twelve wood poles with tule mat covers which were eventually replaced by bison skins during the late 18th century.
In 1221 Mer y opened its gates to Tule, son of Jenghiz Khan, chief of the Mongols, on which occasion most of the inhabitants are said to have been butchered.
The San Joaquin is a very crooked stream flowing through a low mud-plain, with tule banks; the Sacramento is much less meandering, and its immediate basin, which is of sandy loam, is higher and more attractive than that of the San Joaquin.