Brookweed
Brookweed Brook"weed`, n. (Bot.) A small white-flowered herb ({Samolus Valerandi}) found usually in wet places; water pimpernel. [1913 Webster]

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  • brookweed — /ˈbrʊkwid/ (say brookweed) noun either of two primulaceous plants, the water pimpernel, Samolus valerandi, of Europe, and S. floribundus, of North America, both bearing small white flowers …   Australian English dictionary

  • brookweed — noun a small white flowered plant which grows in wet ground. [Samolus valerandi.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • brookweed — n. a small herb, Samolus valerandi, having slender stems with tiny white flowers and growing in wet places. * * * noun 1. American water pimpernel • Syn: ↑Samolus parviflorus, ↑Samolus floribundus • Hypernyms: ↑water pimpernel 2. water pimpernel… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Samolus Valerandi — Brookweed Brook weed , n. (Bot.) A small white flowered herb ({Samolus Valerandi}) found usually in wet places; water pimpernel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water pimpernel — noun a white flowered aquatic plant of the genus Samolus • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Hyponyms: ↑brookweed, ↑Samolus valerandii, ↑Samolus parviflorus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Samolus — Taxobox name = Brookweed image width = 240px image caption = S. valerandi regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Samolaceae familia authority = Raf. genus = Samolus genus authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

  • Samolus valerandi — Taxobox color = lightgreen name = Samolus valerandi image width = 210px divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Samolaceae genus = Samolus species = S. valerandi binomial = Samolus valerandi binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Anagallis arvensis — Pimpernel Pim per*nel, n. [F. pimprenelle; cf. Sp. pimpinela, It. pimpinella; perh. from LL. bipinnella, for bipinnula two winged, equiv. to L. bipennis; bis twice + penna feather, wing. Cf. {Pen} a feather.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pimpernel — Pim per*nel, n. [F. pimprenelle; cf. Sp. pimpinela, It. pimpinella; perh. from LL. bipinnella, for bipinnula two winged, equiv. to L. bipennis; bis twice + penna feather, wing. Cf. {Pen} a feather.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Anagallis}, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water pimpernel — Pimpernel Pim per*nel, n. [F. pimprenelle; cf. Sp. pimpinela, It. pimpinella; perh. from LL. bipinnella, for bipinnula two winged, equiv. to L. bipennis; bis twice + penna feather, wing. Cf. {Pen} a feather.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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