parrot's-feather

noun

variants or parrot feather
plural parrot's-feathers or parrot feathers
: water milfoil
especially : a New World plant (Myriophyllum brasiliense) that has trailing stems, feathery pinnately dissected leaves, and minute flowers borne in the leaf axils, and that is often cultivated as an aquarium plant

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“Parrot's-feather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parrot%27s-feather. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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