fanwort
fanwort fanwort n. a common aquatic plant ({Cabomba caroliniana}) of eastern North America having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted flowers.

Syn: water-shield, {Cabomba caroliniana}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • fanwort — /fahn werrt , wawrt /, n. any aquatic plant belonging to the genus Cabomba, of the water lily family, having very small flowers and submerged and floating leaves. See illus. under dimorphism. [FAN1 + WORT2] * * * ▪ plant also called  water… …   Universalium

  • fanwort — paprastasis labūstras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Labūstrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Cabomba caroliniana), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cabomba caroliniana angl. Carolina fanwort; Carolina water shield;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • fanwort — fan•wort [[t]ˈfɑnˌwɜrt, ˌwɔrt[/t]] n. any aquatic plant belonging to the genus Cabomba, of the water lily family, having very small flowers and submerged and floating leaves • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • fanwort — noun common aquatic plant of eastern North America having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow spotted flowers • Syn: ↑water shield, ↑Cabomba caroliniana • Hypernyms: ↑water lily • Member Holonyms: ↑Cabomba, ↑genus Cabomba …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carolina fanwort — paprastasis labūstras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Labūstrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Cabomba caroliniana), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cabomba caroliniana angl. Carolina fanwort; Carolina water shield;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Cabomba caroliniana — fanwort fanwort n. a common aquatic plant ({Cabomba caroliniana}) of eastern North America having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow spotted flowers. Syn: water shield, {Cabomba caroliniana}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cabomba caroliniana — fanwort fanwort n. a common aquatic plant ({Cabomba caroliniana}) of eastern North America having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow spotted flowers. Syn: water shield, {Cabomba caroliniana}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cabomba caroliniana — ID 12303 Symbol Key CACA Common Name Carolina fanwort Family Cabombaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cabomba caroliniana — Taxobox name = Cabomba caroliniana image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Nymphaeales familia = Cabombaceae genus = Cabomba species = Cabomba caroliniana binomial = Cabomba caroliniana binomial …   Wikipedia

  • water shield — 1. Also called water target. an aquatic plant, Brasenia schreberi, of the water lily family, having purple flowers, floating, elliptic leaves, and a jellylike coating on the underwater stems and roots. 2. a fanwort, esp. Cabomba caroliniana. See… …   Universalium

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