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water plant

a plant that grows in water.
Origin of water plant
1760-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • But Shelley's picture of the luxuriant rush and water-plant vegetation would have been magnificent.

  • We could not induce the Bedouin to gather a water-plant we coveted in one of them for this reason.

    Southern Arabia Theodore Bent
  • In the absence of sponges, however, this fish attaches its eggs to the floating roots of the water-plant Pistia stratiotes.

  • This marsh is surrounded with very lofty oaks, and abounds with pondweed, the water-plant named by botanists potamogeton.

    Insect Architecture James Rennie
  • I, for one, am never weary of the time-honoured demonstration of a water-plant giving off oxygen as it assimilates.

    Rustic Sounds Francis Darwin
  • A kind of water-plant grows in these lakes very fast and mats together, making marshy beds.

    Little Folks of North America Mary Hazelton Wade

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