Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of dicotyledonous plants, the water-milfoil, belonging to the polypetalous order Halorageæ, characterized by an ovary with two or four deep furrows.

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  • n. chiefly monoecious and usually aquatic herbs (as the milfoils)

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  • The aquatic plants of the neighborhood may be kept in the aquarium, -- such things as myriophyllums, charas, eel-grass, duckmeats or lemnas, cabomba or fish grass, arrow-leafs or sagittaria, and the like; also the parrot's feather, to be bought of florists (a species of myriophyllum).

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