HyperDic: water_hyacinth

English > 1 sense of the expression water hyacinth:
NOUNplantwater hyacinth, water orchid, Eichhornia crassipes, Eichhornia spesiosaa tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers
English > water hyacinth: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States.
Synonymswater orchid, Eichhornia crassipes, Eichhornia spesiosa
Member ofEichhornia, genus Eichhorniawater hyacinth
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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