from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several aquatic plants of the genus Cabomba, having opposite, finely divided, fanlike submersed leaves and alternate, entire, peltate floating leaves. Also called cabomba.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a common aquatic plant (Cabomba caroliniana) of eastern North America having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted flowers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. common aquatic plant of eastern North America having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted flowers
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