any of several North American, aquatic plants of the genus Proserpinaca, having pinnately dissected leaves either above or below the water.
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- mermaid tavern,
- mermaid's purse,
- mermaid's wineglass,
- merman, ethel,
Origin of mermaid weed
An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
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One of the most common plants is the mermaid-weed (Proserpinaca).