/ (ˈpɪlˌwɜːt) /
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a small Eurasian water fern, Pilularia globulifera, with globular spore-producing bodies and grasslike leaves
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Word Origin for pillwort
C19: from pill 1 + wort
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How to use pillwort in a sentence
The Pillwort is a singular plant not uncommon in damp situations.
The Pillwort so often grows mixed up with grass, which in some ways it resembles, that the plant is frequently overlooked.