Definition of pillwort in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪlwəːt/

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  • A creeping grass-like aquatic fern which has slender stem-like shoots with small globular spore-producing bodies at their bases, growing on the muddy margins of ponds and lakes in western Europe.
    • Pilularia globulifera, family Marsileaceae

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