American featherfoil


Definition of American featherfoil

: an aquatic herb (Hottonia inflata) of the eastern U.S. with a spongy submerged stem, finely divided leaves, and white flowers

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First Known Use of American featherfoil

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“American featherfoil.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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