awlwort

[ awl-wurt, -wawrt ]
/ ˈɔlˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt /

noun

a small, stemless aquatic plant, Subularia aquatica, of the mustard family, having slender, sharp-pointed leaves and minute white flowers.

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British Dictionary definitions for awlwort

awlwort
/ (ˈɔːlˌwɜːt) /

noun

a small stemless aquatic plant, Subularia aquatica, of the N hemisphere, having slender sharp-pointed leaves and minute, often submerged, white flowers: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
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