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waterweed

[waw-ter-weed, wot-er-] /ˈwɔ tərˌwid, ˈwɒt ər-/
noun
1.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; water + weed1
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  • waterweed has narrow oval leaves that are arranged by two's and three's at the joints of the stem.
British Dictionary definitions for waterweed

waterweed

/ˈwɔːtəˌwiːd/
noun
1.
any of various weedy aquatic plants
2.
another name for pondweed (sense 2)
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