American featherfoil

noun
a featherfoil of the eastern United States with submerged spongy inflated flower stalks and white flowers
Hypernyms: ↑featherfoil, ↑feather-foil

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
: an aquatic herb (Hottonia inflata) of the eastern United States with a spongy submerged stem, finely divided leaves, and white flowers

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  • featherfoil — noun a plant of the genus Hottonia • Syn: ↑feather foil • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Hyponyms: ↑water gillyflower, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hottonia inflata — ID 40980 Symbol Key HOIN Common Name American featherfoil Family Primulaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MO, MS, NC, NH,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • water gillyflower — noun a featherfoil of the eastern United States with submerged spongy inflated flower stalks and white flowers • Syn: ↑American featherfoil, ↑Hottonia inflata • Hypernyms: ↑featherfoil, ↑feather foil * * * noun : a featherfoil ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hottonia inflata — noun a featherfoil of the eastern United States with submerged spongy inflated flower stalks and white flowers • Syn: ↑water gillyflower, ↑American featherfoil • Hypernyms: ↑featherfoil, ↑feather foil …   Useful english dictionary

  • water feather — noun or water featherfoil : a featherfoil (Hottonia inflata) * * * 1. a water milfoil, Myriophyllum aquaticum. 2. a North American featherfoil, Hottonia inflata. [1810 20, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • feather-foil — noun a plant of the genus Hottonia • Syn: ↑featherfoil • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Hyponyms: ↑water gillyflower, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • water feather — 1. a water milfoil, Myriophyllum aquaticum. 2. a North American featherfoil, Hottonia inflata. [1810 20, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hottonia inflata Elliot — Symbol HOIN Common Name American featherfoil Botanical Family Primulaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • aquatic plant — noun a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth • Syn: ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrophytic plant — noun a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth • Syn: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

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