HyperDic: eelgrass

English > 2 senses of the word eelgrass:
NOUNplanteelgrass, grass wrack, sea wrack, Zostera marinasubmerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts
planteelgrass, tape grass, wild celery, Vallisneria spiralissubmerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves
eelgrass > pronunciation
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English > eelgrass: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningsubmerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts.
Synonymsgrass wrack, sea wrack, Zostera marina
Member ofZostera, genus Zostera(or in some classifications family Zosteraceae) small genus of widely distributed marine plants
Broaderaquatic plant, water plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plantA plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus / lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
English > eelgrass: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningsubmerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves; Old World and Australia.
Synonymstape grass, wild celery, Vallisneria spiralis
Member ofVallisneria, genus Vallisneriaeelgrass
Broaderaquatic plant, water plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plantA plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus / lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth

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