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starwort Syllabification: star·wort
Pronunciation: /ˈstärwərt/ /-ˌwôrt/

Definition of starwort in English:


Any of a number of plants with starlike flowers or leaves.
  • Stellaria (family Caryophyllaceae), Callitriche (family Callitrichaceae), and other genera: several species, including the lesser stitchwort (S. graminea)
Example sentences
  • When it grows on mud in low-water conditions, the leaves of water starwort are oblong.
  • Young leaves of common starwort are edible, raw or cooked as a potherb.
  • River water-crowfoot, water starworts, water cress and lesser and greater pond sedge.
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