from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- An aquatic kind of buttercup (Ranunculus aquatilis), used as food for cattle in parts of England.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name of several aquatic species of Ranunculus, primarily R. aquatilis, the common white water-crowfoot, a plant found through the north temperate zone and in Australia. The yellow water-crowfoot is R. multifidus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. plant of ponds and slow streams having submerged and floating leaves and white flowers; Europe and North America
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