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buck·bean

 (bŭk′bēn′)
n.
A perennial herb (Menyanthes trifoliata) native to the Northern Hemisphere and having trifoliate leaves and clusters of white, pink, or purplish flowers.

[Translation of Flemish bocks boonen, goat's beans : bocks, genitive of bock, goat + boonen, pl. of boon, bean.]

buckbean

(ˈbʌkˌbiːn)
n
(Plants) a marsh plant, Menyanthes trifoliata, with white or pink flowers: family Menyanthaceae. Also called: bogbean
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Noun1.buckbean - perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leavesbuckbean - perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at water margin and spreading across the surface
genus Menyanthes, Menyanthes - the type genus of the Menyanthaceae; one species: bogbeans
aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant - a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
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