Water purslane
Water purslane Wa"ter purs"lane (Bot.) See under {Purslane}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Water purslane — Purslane Purs lane, n. [OF. porcelaine, pourcelaine (cf. It. porcellana), corrupted fr. L. porcilaca for portulaca.] (Bot.) An annual plant ({Portulaca oleracea}), with fleshy, succulent, obovate leaves, sometimes used as a pot herb and for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water purslane — ☆ water purslane n. 1. a red stemmed trailing plant (Ludwigia palustris) of the evening primrose family, found in watery or muddy places 2. a small aquatic plant (Peplis diandra) of the loosestrife family, with linear leaves * * * …   Universalium

  • water purslane — ☆ water purslane n. 1. a red stemmed trailing plant (Ludwigia palustris) of the evening primrose family, found in watery or muddy places 2. a small aquatic plant (Peplis diandra) of the loosestrife family, with linear leaves …   English World dictionary

  • water purslane — noun also water puslen 1. : marsh purslane 2. : a submerged aquatic or mud herb (Peplis diandra) of the family Lythraceae that occurs in the central United States and Mexico * * * water purslane A small flowered prostrate lythraceous plant of wet …   Useful english dictionary

  • water-purslane — pelkinė liudvigija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Nakvišinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Ludwigia palustris), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje, Afrikoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ludwigia palustris angl. marsh purslane; water… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • water purslane — noun a creeping plant of damp places and bare ground. [Lythrum portula.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Purslane — Purs lane, n. [OF. porcelaine, pourcelaine (cf. It. porcellana), corrupted fr. L. porcilaca for portulaca.] (Bot.) An annual plant ({Portulaca oleracea}), with fleshy, succulent, obovate leaves, sometimes used as a pot herb and for salads,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Purslane tree — Purslane Purs lane, n. [OF. porcelaine, pourcelaine (cf. It. porcellana), corrupted fr. L. porcilaca for portulaca.] (Bot.) An annual plant ({Portulaca oleracea}), with fleshy, succulent, obovate leaves, sometimes used as a pot herb and for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water — n. & v. n. 1 a colourless transparent odourless tasteless liquid compound of oxygen and hydrogen. Usage: Chem. formula: H2O 2 a liquid consisting chiefly of this and found in seas, lakes, and rivers, in rain, and in secretions of organisms. 3 an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • water puslen — noun see water purslane …   Useful english dictionary

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