frogbit

[frog-bit, frawg-]

noun


Origin of frogbit

First recorded in 1570–80

frog's-bit

[frogz-bit, frawgz-]

noun

an aquatic, floating plant, Hydrocharis morsus-ranae, of Eurasia, having thick, roundish, spongy leaves.
an aquatic, floating plant, Limnobium spongia, of tropical America, having reddish-brown spotted, oblong, heart-shaped, or ovate leaves.
Also frogbit.

Origin of frog's-bit

First recorded in 1570–80
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