Waterwort

Waterwort

Wa"ter*wort`\, n. (Bot.) Any plant of the natural order Elatine[ae], consisting of two genera (Elatine, and Bergia), mostly small annual herbs growing in the edges of ponds. Some have a peppery or acrid taste.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: waterworn
Next Definition: watery
Words Near: waterwort
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for waterwort
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing waterwort
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;