from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A plant adapted to grow in water.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A plant which grows in water; an aquatic plant.
- noun In phytogeography, a plant adapted to live under conditions of abundant moisture, or, in late usage, abundant physiological moisture. Compare
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An aquatic plant; an alga.
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- noun botany A plant that lives in or requires an abundance of water, usually excluding
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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
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hydro- + -phyte