Definition of mudwort in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmʌdwəːt/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A very small creeping plant that grows in mud and damp soils in north temperate regions.
  • Limosella aquatica, family Scrophulariaceae.
Example sentences
  • The Nosterfield reserve is already home to some 200 plants, including the nationally-scarce mudwort and blunt-flowered rush.
  • This is vital feeding ground for many birds, and is home to the county rare plant, mudwort.
  • Although there is an impressive list of plant species - including mudwort, a nationally scarce plant - it is the birds, particularly the waders, that represent the reserve's primary importance.

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