water pimpernel


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water pimpernel

n
(Plants) another name for brookweed
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wa′ter pim`pernel


n.
the pimpernel, Anagallis arvensis.
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Noun1.water pimpernel - a white-flowered aquatic plant of the genus Samolus
genus Samolus, Samolus - genus of herbs usually growing in salt marshes: water pimpernels
Samolus valerandii, brookweed - water pimpernel of Europe to China
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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