from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A monotypic family of aquatic plants having narrow leaves and small flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An order of monocotyledonous water-plants, of the series Apocarpeæ, typified by the genus Naias, and characterized by a free ovary without envelops or with a herbaceous perianth, usually of two or four segments.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. monotypic family of aquatic plants having narrow leaves and small flowers
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