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

  • n. A cosmopolitan aquatic herb (Brasenia schreberi) having floating elliptic or ovate leaves and purplish flowers.
  • n. Any of several New World aquatic herbs of the genus Cabomba, having entire, alternate floating leaves and finely divided, opposite or whorled submersed leaves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • An aquatic American plant (Brasenia peltata) having floating oval leaves, and the covered with a clear jelly.


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