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awlwort

[awl-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈɔlˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
noun
1.
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/
noun
1.
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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