water milfoil
noun Date: 1578 any of a genus (Myriophyllum of the family Haloragaceae) of aquatic herbs with finely pinnate submersed leaves

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  • Water milfoil — Milfoil Mil foil, n. [F. mille feuille, L. millefolium; mille thousand + folium leaf. See {Foil} a leaf.] (Bot.) A common composite herb ({Achillea Millefolium}) with white flowers and finely dissected leaves; yarrow. [1913 Webster] {Water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water milfoil — n. any of a genus (Myriophyllum, family Haloragaceae) of graceful, feathery dicotyledonous plants (order Haloragales) growing under water: used in aquariums …   English World dictionary

  • Water milfoil — Wa ter mil foil (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Myriophyllum}, aquatic herbs with whorled leaves, the submersed ones pinnately parted into capillary divisions. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water-milfoil — plunksnalapė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Plunksnalapinių (Myriophyllaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Myriophyllum). atitikmenys: lot. Myriophyllum angl. parrot feather; water milfoil vok. Tausendblatt rus. уруть lenk. wywłócznik …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • water milfoil — any of various aquatic plants, chiefly of the genus Myriophyllum, the submerged leaves of which are very finely divided. [1570 80] * * * ▪ plant  any member of the genus Myriophyllum (family Haloragaceae), about 45 widely distributed species of… …   Universalium

  • water milfoil — noun an aquatic plant of the genus Myriophyllum having feathery underwater leaves and small inconspicuous flowers • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Myriophyllum, ↑genus Myriophyllum …   Useful english dictionary

  • water milfoil — /wɔtə ˈmɪlfɔɪl/ (say wawtuh milfoyl) noun any of various aquatic plants, chiefly of the genus Myriophyllum, the submersed leaves of which are very finely divided …   Australian English dictionary

  • water-milfoil family — noun a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Myrtales • Syn: ↑Haloragidaceae, ↑family Haloragidaceae, ↑Haloragaceae, ↑family Haloragaceae • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family …   Useful english dictionary

  • dense-flowered water-milfoil — menturinė plunksnalapė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Plunksnalapinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Myriophyllum verticillatum), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje, Afrikoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Myriophyllum verticillatum angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • whorled water-milfoil — menturinė plunksnalapė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Plunksnalapinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Myriophyllum verticillatum), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje, Afrikoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Myriophyllum verticillatum angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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