featherfoil

noun
a plant of the genus Hottonia
Syn: ↑feather-foil
Member Holonyms: ↑Hottonia, ↑genus Hottonia

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: feather (I) + foil (leaf)
: a plant of the genus Hottonia

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  • featherfoil — griovenė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raktažolinių (Primulaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Hottonia). atitikmenys: lot. Hottonia angl. featherfoil; water violet vok. Wasserfeder; Wasserprimel rus. турча lenk. okrężnica …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

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

  • water featherfoil — noun see water feather …   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

  • Hottonia — noun aquatic herbs • Syn: ↑genus Hottonia • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Primulaceae, ↑family Primulaceae, ↑primrose family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hottonia palustris — noun featherfoil of Europe and western Asia having submerged and floating leaves and violet flowers • Syn: ↑water violet • Hypernyms: ↑featherfoil, ↑feather foil …   Useful english dictionary

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