Definition of crowfoot in English:

crowfoot

Syllabification: crow·foot
Pronunciation: /ˈkrōˌfo͝ot
 
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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 European water crowfoot (R. aquatilis)
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    • 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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