water clover


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water clover

n.
Any of various aquatic or marsh ferns of the genus Marsilea, having floating four-part cloverlike leaves and long creeping rhizomes. Also called pepperwort.
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Noun1.water clover - water fern of Europe and Asia and the eastern United States distinguished by four leaflets resembling clover leaveswater clover - water fern of Europe and Asia and the eastern United States distinguished by four leaflets resembling clover leaves
genus Marsilea, Marsilea - clover ferns
clover fern, pepperwort - any of several water ferns of the genus Marsilea having four leaflets
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