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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several submersed aquatic plants of the genus Vallisneria. Also called tape grass, wild celery.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A plant (Zostera marina), with very long and narrow leaves, growing abundantly in shallow bays along the North Atlantic coast.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plant (Zostera marina), with very long and narrow leaves, growing abundantly in shallow bays along the North Atlantic coast.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A grass-like naiadaceous marine plant, Zostera marina.
  • n. The wild celery, Vallisneria spiralis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. submerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts
  • n. submerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves; Old World and Australia

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