water shamrock
bogbean ogbean n. a perennial plant of Europe and America ({Menyanthes trifoliata}) having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at the water margin and spreading across the surface; -- called also {bog myrtle}, {water shamrock} and {marsh trefoil}.

Syn: water shamrock, buckbean, bog myrtle, marsh trefoil. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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