hornwort


hornwort
hornwort [hôrn′wʉrt΄]
n.
[after ModL Ceratophyllum: see CERATO- & -PHYLL]
any of a genus (Ceratophyllum) of long, rootless waterlilies of the hornwort family submerged in lakes and slow-moving streams and having whorls of finely divided leaves
adj.
designating a family (Ceratophyllaceae) of dicotyledonous, rapidly growing waterlilies

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