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Meaning of PONDWEED

Pronunciation:  'pând`weed

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  submerged freshwater perennials
  2. [n]  any of several submerged or floating freshwater perennial aquatic weeds belonging to the family Potamogetonaceae

PONDWEED is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: ditchmoss, Elodea, genus Elodea
 See Also: aquatic plant, curled pondweed, curleyleaf pondweed, family Hydrocharidaceae, family Hydrocharitaceae, family Potamogetonaceae, frogbit family, frog's lettuce, frog's-bit family, horned pondweed, Hydrocharidaceae, Hydrocharitaceae, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, liliopsid genus, loddon pondweed, monocot genus, pondweed family, Potamogeton americanus, Potamogeton crispus, Potamogeton gramineous, Potamogeton nodosus, Potamogetonaceae, variously-leaved pondweed, water plant, waterweed, Zannichellia palustris



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pond"weed`\, n. (Bot.)
Any aquatic plant of the genus {Potamogeton}, of which many
species are found in ponds or slow-moving rivers.

{Choke pondweed}, an American water weed ({Anarcharis, or
   Elodea, Canadensis}.) See {Anacharis}.

{Horned pondweed}, the {Zannichellia palustris}, a slender,
   branching aquatic plant, having pointed nutlets.