Water feather-foil
Water feather Wa"ter feath"er Water feather-foil Wa"ter feath"er-foil` (Bot.) The water violet ({Hottonia palustris}); also, the less showy American plant {Hottonia inflata}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Water feather — Wa ter feath er Water feather foil Wa ter feath er foil (Bot.) The water violet ({Hottonia palustris}); also, the less showy American plant {Hottonia inflata}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feather-foil — noun a plant of the genus Hottonia • Syn: ↑featherfoil • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Hyponyms: ↑water gillyflower, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • water violet — noun featherfoil of Europe and western Asia having submerged and floating leaves and violet flowers • Syn: ↑Hottonia palustris • Hypernyms: ↑featherfoil, ↑feather foil * * * noun : water gillyflower * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • water gillyflower — noun a featherfoil of the eastern United States with submerged spongy inflated flower stalks and white flowers • Syn: ↑American featherfoil, ↑Hottonia inflata • Hypernyms: ↑featherfoil, ↑feather foil * * * noun : a featherfoil ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hottonia inflata — Water feather Wa ter feath er Water feather foil Wa ter feath er foil (Bot.) The water violet ({Hottonia palustris}); also, the less showy American plant {Hottonia inflata}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hottonia palustris — Water feather Wa ter feath er Water feather foil Wa ter feath er foil (Bot.) The water violet ({Hottonia palustris}); also, the less showy American plant {Hottonia inflata}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • featherfoil — noun a plant of the genus Hottonia • Syn: ↑feather foil • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Hyponyms: ↑water gillyflower, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • aquatic 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: ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrophytic 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, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

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