Definition of pennywort in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛnɪwəːt/


Any of a number of plants with rounded leaves, in particular.
Example sentences
  • Smaller herbs are marsh pennywort and camphor weed (both also common in U.S. wetlands).
  • Water-starwort makes its particular kind of dimpling, and marsh pennywort makes another.
  • You hike through that tunnel of live oak, cool shade and wren song, then climb the stairs that top out on a high dune strewn with pennywort.

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