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water hyacinth

noun

Definition of WATER HYACINTH

:  a showy floating aquatic herb (Eichhornia crassipes) of tropical South America that has become naturalized in warm regions (as of the southern United States) often clogging waterways

First Known Use of WATER HYACINTH

circa 1890
WATER HYACINTH Defined for Kids

water hyacinth

noun

Definition of WATER HYACINTH for Kids

:  a floating water plant that often clogs streams in the southern United States

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