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pondweed

[pond-weed] /ˈpɒndˌwid/
noun
1.
any aquatic plant of the genus Potamogeton, most species of which grow in ponds and quiet streams.
Origin of pondweed
1570-1580
1570-80; pond + weed1
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British Dictionary definitions for pondweed

pondweed

/ˈpɒndˌwiːd/
noun
1.
any of various water plants of the genus Potamogeton, which grow in ponds and slow streams: family Potamogetonaceae
2.
(Brit) Also called waterweed. any of various unrelated water plants, such as Canadian pondweed, mare's-tail, and water milfoil, that have thin or much divided leaves
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