water milfoil


noun

any of various aquatic plants, chiefly of the genus Myriophyllum, the submerged leaves of which are very finely divided.

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Origin of water milfoil

First recorded in 1570–80
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British Dictionary definitions for water milfoil

water milfoil

noun

any of various pond plants of the genus Myriophyllum, having feathery underwater leaves and small inconspicuous flowers: family Haloragidaceae
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