Water crowfoot
Water crowfoot Wa"ter crow"foot` (Bot.) An aquatic kind of buttercup ({Ranunculus aquatilis}), used as food for cattle in parts of England. [1913 Webster]

{Great water crowfoot}, an American water plant ({Ranunculus multifidus}), having deep yellow flowers. [1913 Webster]


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  • water crowfoot — noun plant of ponds and slow streams having submerged and floating leaves and white flowers; Europe and North America • Syn: ↑water buttercup, ↑Ranunculus aquatilis • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great water crowfoot — Water crowfoot Wa ter crow foot (Bot.) An aquatic kind of buttercup ({Ranunculus aquatilis}), used as food for cattle in parts of England. [1913 Webster] {Great water crowfoot}, an American water plant ({Ranunculus multifidus}), having deep… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white water crowfoot — noun Etymology: white (I) + water crowfoot : a white flowered water crowfoot …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow water crowfoot — noun : an aquatic buttercup (Ranunculus flabellaris) of northern No. America with finely divided leaves and rather showy yellow flowers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Water garden — Water gardens, also known as aquatic gardens, backyard ponds and garden ponds, have been made popular by Andy Holt in recent years. Usually referring to a man made feature, these gardens typically combine a pool with aquatic plants and often… …   Wikipedia

  • water plant — noun a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth • Syn: ↑aquatic plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • crowfoot — noun (plural crowfoots) a plant related to the buttercups, typically aquatic and with lobed or divided leaves and white or yellow flowers. [Ranunculus aquatilis (water crowfoot) and related species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • water buttercup — noun plant of ponds and slow streams having submerged and floating leaves and white flowers; Europe and North America • Syn: ↑water crowfoot, ↑Ranunculus aquatilis • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • water ivy — noun : a European water crowfoot (Ranunculus hederaceum) with white flowers and ivy shaped leaves that is naturalized in eastern No. America …   Useful english dictionary

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