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Meaning of WATER CROWFOOT

Pronunciation:  'wotur 'krow`fût

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  plant of ponds and slow streams having submerged and floating leaves and white flowers; Europe and North America
 
 Synonyms: Ranunculus aquatilis, water buttercup
 
 See Also: aquatic plant, genus Ranunculus, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, Ranunculus, water plant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wa"ter crow"foot`\ (Bot.)
An aquatic kind of buttercup ({Ranunculus aquatilis}), used
as food for cattle in parts of England.

{Great water crowfoot}, an American water plant ({Ranunculus
   multifidus}), having deep yellow flowers.

 

 

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