Definition of waterweed in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːtəwiːd


[mass noun]
  • 1Any aquatic plant with inconspicuous flowers: slimy green waterweed
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    • One had tresses of green waterweed hanging in her eyes.
    • I grimaced, I hated pickled waterweed, and by the face mother pulled when she ate it, I suspect she did too.
    • He sat on the rock, undulating like a waterweed, brie in one hand, knife in the other.
  • 2A submerged aquatic American plant which is grown in ornamental ponds.
    • Genus Elodea, family Hydrocharitaceae: several species, in particular Canadian pondweed
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    • Be sure to include submergent plants such as common waterweed and hornwort for their high oxygen output.

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