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frog's-bit

[frogz-bit, frawgz-] /ˈfrɒgzˌbɪt, ˈfrɔgz-/
noun
1.
an aquatic, floating plant, Hydrocharis morsus-ranae, of Eurasia, having thick, roundish, spongy leaves.
2.
an aquatic, floating plant, Limnobium spongia, of tropical America, having reddish-brown spotted, oblong, heart-shaped, or ovate leaves.
Also, frogbit.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80
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British Dictionary definitions for frog-bit

frog-bit

noun
1.
a floating aquatic Eurasian plant, Hydrocharis morsus-ranae, with heart-shaped leaves and white flowers: family Hydrocharitaceae
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