awl wort

awlwort

[awl-wurt, -wawrt]
noun
a small, stemless aquatic plant, Subularia aquatica, of the mustard family, having slender, sharp-pointed leaves and minute white flowers.

Origin:
awl + wort2

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awlwort (ˈɔːlˌwɜːt)
 
n
a small stemless aquatic plant, Subularia aquatica, of the N hemisphere, having slender sharp-pointed leaves and minute, often submerged, white flowers: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)

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