water grass

water grass
1. : any of various grasses or grasslike plants that thrive in wet places: as
b. dialect England : velvet grass
c. dialect England : horsetail
2. dialect Britain : watercress

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water grass,
1. any one of various grasses and grasslike plants growing in water.
2. British Dialect. water cress.

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