Water plant
Water plant Wa"ter plant` A plant that grows in water; an aquatic plant. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water torch — can mean: * An oxyhydrogen torch whose gas supply is generated immediately by electrolysis of water. *The water plant Typha latifolia , because its stems when soaked in oil make good burning torches *Distinguish from: ** A diver s underwater… …   Wikipedia

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  • water chestnut — noun 1. a plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four pronged edible nutlike fruits • Syn: ↑water chestnut plant, ↑caltrop • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant …   Useful english dictionary

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