/ (ˈpɪlˌwɜːt) /
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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Example sentences from the Web for pillwort
The Pillwort so often grows mixed up with grass, which in some ways it resembles, that the plant is frequently overlooked.
The Pillwort is a singular plant not uncommon in damp situations.