Starwort
Starwort Star"wort` (st[aum]r"w[^u]rt`), n. (Bot.) (a) Any plant of the genus {Aster}. See {Aster}. (b) A small plant of the genus {Stellaria}, having star-shaped flowers; star flower; chickweed. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

{Water starwort}, an aquatic plant ({Callitriche verna}) having some resemblance to chickweed.

{Yellow starwort}, a plant of the genus {Inula}; elecampane. [1913 Webster]


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  • starwort — noun Any of several unrelated plants that have a star shaped flowers or leaves, but especially members of the genus Stellaria …   Wiktionary

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  • starwort — /ˈstawɜt/ (say stahwert) noun 1. any plant belonging to the genus Callitriche, small aquatics with star shaped rosettes of floating leaves. 2. any of several species of Stellaria, low herbs with white flowers. 3. any of several species of aster.… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Water starwort — Starwort Star wort (st[aum]r w[^u]rt ), n. (Bot.) (a) Any plant of the genus {Aster}. See {Aster}. (b) A small plant of the genus {Stellaria}, having star shaped flowers; star flower; chickweed. Gray. [1913 Webster] {Water starwort}, an aquatic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellow starwort — Starwort Star wort (st[aum]r w[^u]rt ), n. (Bot.) (a) Any plant of the genus {Aster}. See {Aster}. (b) A small plant of the genus {Stellaria}, having star shaped flowers; star flower; chickweed. Gray. [1913 Webster] {Water starwort}, an aquatic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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