Navelwort Na"vel*wort`, n. (Bot.) A European perennial succulent herb ({Cotyledon umbilicus}), having round, peltate leaves with a central depression; -- also called {pennywort}, and {kidneywort}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pennywort — Pen ny*wort , n. (Bot.) A European trailing herb ({Linaria Cymbalaria}) with roundish, reniform leaves. It is often cultivated in hanging baskets. [1913 Webster] {March pennywort}, or {Water pennywort}. (Bot.) See under {March}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pennywort — is a name given to several completely different plants around the world. In general they all have round leaves and a low growing habit. It may refer to:* Species of aquatic or semi aquatic plants in the genus Hydrocotyle * Umbilicus rupestris , a …   Wikipedia

  • pennywort — ► NOUN ▪ a plant with small rounded leaves, growing in crevices or marshy places …   English terms dictionary

  • pennywort — [pen′ē wʉrt΄] n. [ME penywort: see PENNY & WORT2] any of various plants with small round leaves growing in crevices of rocks and walls or in marshy places, as any of a genus (Hydrocotyle) of perennial plants of the umbel family and a small North… …   English World dictionary

  • pennywort — [ pɛnɪwə:t] noun a plant with small rounded leaves, growing in crevices or marshy places. [Umbilicus rupestris (wall pennywort) and Hydrocotyle vulgaris (marsh or water pennywort).] …   English new terms dictionary

  • pennywort — n. any of several wild plants with rounded leaves, esp.: 1 (wall pennywort) Umbilicus rupestris, growing in crevices. 2 (marsh or water pennywort) Hydrocotyle vulgaris, growing in marshy places. Etymology: ME, f. PENNY + WORT …   Useful english dictionary

  • pennywort — gulsčioji cimbaliarija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bervidinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Cymbalaria muralis), paplitęs pietų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cymbalaria muralis angl. Aaron’s beard; coliseum ivy; ivy leaved toadflax;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • pennywort — uolinis elkras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Storlapinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Umbilicus rupestri), paplitęs pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Umbilicus rupestri angl. Navelwort; pennywort šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • pennywort — noun Date: 14th century any of several usually round leaved plants (as of the genus Hydrocotyle of the carrot family) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pennywort — /pen ee werrt , wawrt /, n. any of several plants having round or roundish leaves, as the navelwort. [1275 1325; ME penywort. See PENNY, WORT2] * * * …   Universalium

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