Awlwort
Awlwort Awl"wort` ([add]l"w[^u]rt`), n. [Awl + wort.] (Bot.) A plant ({Subularia aquatica}), with awl-shaped leaves. [1913 Webster]

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  • awlwort — [ôl′wʉrt΄] n. a small water plant (Subularia aquatica) of the crucifer family, bearing clusters of awl shaped leaves around the root …   English World dictionary

  • awlwort — /awl werrt , wawrt /, n. a small, stemless aquatic plant, Subularia aquatica, of the mustard family, having slender, sharp pointed leaves and minute white flowers. [AWL + WORT2] * * * …   Universalium

  • awlwort — noun A plant, Subularia aquatica, with awl shaped leaves …   Wiktionary

  • awlwort — awl·wort …   English syllables

  • awlwort — noun small aquatic plant having tufted awl shaped leaves in a basal rosette and minute white flowers; circumboreal • Syn: ↑Subularia aquatica • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Member H …   Useful english dictionary

  • Subularia aquatica — Awlwort Awl wort ([add]l w[^u]rt ), n. [Awl + wort.] (Bot.) A plant ({Subularia aquatica}), with awl shaped leaves. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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