Definition of water hawthorn in English:

water hawthorn

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[mass noun]
  • An ornamental water plant with long oval floating leaves and erect aromatic flower spikes, native to the South African province of Western Cape where the flower spikes are used in cooking.
    • Aponogeton distachyus, family Aponogetonaceae

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