Definitions

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  • n. A small European plantain, Littorella uniflora, that grows in shallow water or mud at the edges of ponds

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A low herb, Littorella lacustris, growing in mud and wet sand in northern or mountainous parts of Europe.

Etymologies

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shore +‎ weed

Examples

  • These birds grow to be plump and fat; their flesh has a good odour, excepting the hinder quarters, which smell of shoreweed.

    The History of Animals

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