from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various cosmopolitan aquatic herbs of the genus Myriophyllum, having feathery, finely dissected submersed leaves and entire or toothed emersed leaves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Any plant of the genus Myriophyllum, aquatic herbs with whorled leaves, the submersed ones pinnately parted into capillary divisions.
  • n. an aquatic herb with dissected leaves (Myriophyllum).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See milfoil.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an aquatic plant of the genus Myriophyllum having feathery underwater leaves and small inconspicuous flowers


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