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riverweed

[ riv-er-weed ]
/ ˈrɪv ərˌwid /
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noun
any of several chiefly tropical submerged aquatic plants of the genus Podostemum and related genera, growing in rapidly moving streams.
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Origin of riverweed

First recorded in 1665–75; river1 + weed1
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