water soldier

noun

Definition of water soldier

1 : a European aquatic plant (Stratiotes aloides) of the family Hydrocharitaceae with bayonet-shaped leaves that are submerged in the vegetative stage and float in the flowering stage
2 : a water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes)

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“Water soldier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20soldier. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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