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frog's-bit

Syllabification: frog's-bit
Pronunciation: /ˈfrôɡzˌbit
 
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Definition of frog's-bit in English:

noun

A floating freshwater plant with creeping stems that bear clusters of small rounded leaves.
  • Two species in the family Hydrocharitaceae: Eurasian frog’s-bit (Hydrocharis morsus-ranae) and American frog’s-bit (Limnobium spongia)
Example sentences
  • Damage by this species is usually conspicuous wherever frog's bit occurs.
  • The frog's-bit is monoecious and has broad leaves with a well-defined petiole.

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