waterweed
noun Date: 1842 any of various floating or submerged aquatic plants (as elodea) having usually inconspicuous flowers

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  • Waterweed — Wa ter*weed , n. (Bot.) See {Anacharis}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waterweed — [wôt′ərwēd΄] n. 1. any of various water plants having inconspicuous flowers, as pondweed 2. a North American elodea (Elodea canadensis) with white flowers: used in aquariums …   English World dictionary

  • waterweed — kanadinė elodėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vandeplūkinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Elodea canadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Elodea canadensis angl. Canada waterweed; Canadian pondweed; Canadian pondweed;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • waterweed — Anacharis An*ach a*ris, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? up + ? grace.] (Bot.) A fresh water weed of the frog s bit family ({Hydrocharidace[ae]}), native to America. Transferred to England it became an obstruction to navigation. Called also {waterweed} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waterweed — elodėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vandeplūkinių (Hydrocharitaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Elodea). atitikmenys: lot. Elodea angl. ditch moss; pondweed; waterweed vok. Wasserpest rus. элодея lenk. moczarka …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • waterweed — /waw teuhr weed , wot euhr /, n. elodea. [1835 45; WATER + WEED1] * * * …   Universalium

  • waterweed — noun Any of several aquatic herbs of the genus Elodea …   Wiktionary

  • waterweed — noun vegetation growing in water, typically with inconspicuous flowers …   English new terms dictionary

  • waterweed — /ˈwɔtəwid/ (say wawtuhweed) noun 1. any aquatic plant without special use or beauty, as Elodea canadensis. 2. → duckweed (def. 2). Also, water weed. {water + weed1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • waterweed — noun a weedy aquatic plant of genus Elodea • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Hyponyms: ↑Canadian pondweed, ↑Elodea canadensis, ↑dense leaved elodea, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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