waterleaf

[ waw-ter-leef, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌlif, ˈwɒt ər- /
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noun

any of several North American plants of the genus Hydrophyllum, having clusters of bluish or white flowers and leaves often bearing marks resembling water stains.

Nearby words

  1. watering place,
  2. watering pot,
  3. waterish,
  4. waterishly,
  5. waterjet,
  6. waterleaf family,
  7. waterless,
  8. waterless cooker,
  9. waterlessly,
  10. waterline

Origin of waterleaf

First recorded in 1750–60; water + leaf

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