Amazon sword

variants: or Amazon swordplant

Definition of Amazon sword

: an aquatic or marsh herb (Echinodorus intermedius) used as a table centerpiece and in aquariums

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First Known Use of Amazon sword

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amazon sword

from Amazon river

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The first known use of Amazon sword was in 1948

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“Amazon sword.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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