Definition of pennywort in English:

pennywort

Syllabification: pen·ny·wort
Pronunciation: /ˈpenēwərt, -ˌwôrt
 
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noun

Any of a number of plants with rounded leaves, in particular.
  • a creeping perennial of the genus Hydrocotyle, family Umbelliferae: numerous species, including the North American water pennywort (H. americana).
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  • Smaller herbs are marsh pennywort and camphor weed (both also common in U.S. wetlands).
  • Water-starwort makes its particular kind of dimpling, and marsh pennywort makes another.
  • You hike through that tunnel of live oak, cool shade and wren song, then climb the stairs that top out on a high dune strewn with pennywort.

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