Definition of water soldier in English:

water soldier

Syllabification: wa·ter sol·dier


  • An aquatic European plant with slender, spiny-toothed leaves in submerged rosettes that rise to the surface at flowering time.
    • Stratiotes aloides, family Hydrocharitaceae
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    • Further onto the marsh there are water soldiers that should be coming into flower about now.
    • The water soldier offers a graceful display when it rises to the surface of the water to flower in July.
    • The water soldier has long unbranched roots that hang down under the plant to balance it.

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