parrot's-feather

noun
variants: or parrot feather
plural parrot's-feathers or parrot feathers

Definition of parrot's-feather 

: 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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