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water dropwort

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Definition of water dropwort in English:

noun

A widely distributed poisonous plant of the parsley family, which grows in wet habitats.
  • Genus Oenanthe, family Umbelliferae: several species, in particular O. crocata of Europe
Example sentences
  • Some of the water dropworts propagate by falling over.
  • Thus, the inventive water dropwort has uniform nutrient distribution.
  • And when do you stop thinking everything is one of the various water dropworts?

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