water violet

water violet
noun
featherfoil of Europe and western Asia having submerged and floating leaves and violet flowers
Syn: ↑Hottonia palustris
Hypernyms: ↑featherfoil, ↑feather-foil

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water violet noun
A plant of the genus Hottonia of aquatic herbs with racemose flowers and crowded submerged leaves
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  • Water violet — Violet Vi o*let, n. [F. violette a violet (cf. violet violet colored), dim. of OF. viole a violet, L. viola; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Iodine}.] 1. (Bot.) Any plant or flower of the genus {Viola}, of many species. The violets are generally low,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water violet — Wa ter vi o*let (Bot.) See under {Violet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water-violet — plunksnalapė griovenė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raktažolinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Hottonia palustris), paplitęs Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Hottonia palustris angl. water violet vok. Sumpf Wasserfeder rus. водяное перо; турча …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • water-violet — griovenė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raktažolinių (Primulaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Hottonia). atitikmenys: lot. Hottonia angl. featherfoil; water violet vok. Wasserfeder; Wasserprimel rus. турча lenk. okrężnica …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • water-violet — n. Featherfoil …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • water violet — /ˈwɔtə vaɪələt/ (say wawtuh vuyuhluht) noun a floating, aquatic, perennial herb, Hottonia palustris, with projecting pale mauve flowers, occurring in ponds in Europe …  

  • Violet — Vi o*let, n. [F. violette a violet (cf. violet violet colored), dim. of OF. viole a violet, L. viola; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Iodine}.] 1. (Bot.) Any plant or flower of the genus {Viola}, of many species. The violets are generally low, herbaceous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water feather — Wa ter feath er Water feather foil Wa ter feath er foil (Bot.) The water violet ({Hottonia palustris}); also, the less showy American plant {Hottonia inflata}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water feather-foil — Water feather Wa ter feath er Water feather foil Wa ter feath er foil (Bot.) The water violet ({Hottonia palustris}); also, the less showy American plant {Hottonia inflata}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water gillyflower — Gillyflower Gil ly*flow er, n. [OE. gilofre, gilofer, clove, OF. girofre, girofle, F. girofle: cf. F. girofl[ e]e gillyflower, fr. girofle, Gr. ? clove tree; ? nut + ? leaf, akin to E. foliage. Cf. {Caryophyllus}, {July flower}.] [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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