Definition of crowfoot in English:

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crowfoot

Pronunciation: /ˈkrōfo͝ot/

noun

A herbaceous plant related to the buttercups, typically having lobed or divided leaves and white or yellow flowers. Many kinds are aquatic with flowers held above the water.
  • Genus Ranunculus, family Ranunculaceae: many species, in particular the Europeanwater crowfoot (R. aquatilis).
Example sentences
  • Whitewater crowfoot and the tiny aquatic mosquito fern grow in the water, while monkeyssflower is common nearby.
  • But fly-fishers claim mute swans are stripping these rivers of water crowfoot, an aquatic plant crucial to trout and the insects they eat.
  • We go down to a circular pond, speckled yellow and white with water crowfoot, and take the valley base to Cote Head Farm which looks nice and has friendly farmers.

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Syllabification: crow·foot

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