Definition of Pondweed

1. Noun. Any of several submerged or floating freshwater perennial aquatic weeds belonging to the family Potamogetonaceae.




2. Noun. Submerged freshwater perennials.

Definition of Pondweed

1. n. Any aquatic plant of the genus Potamogeton, of which many species are found in ponds or slow-moving rivers.

Definition of Pondweed

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus ''Potamogeton'', that grows in ponds or similar aquatic conditions; extended to other similar plants. ¹

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Definition of Pondweed

1. an aquatic plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pondweed

1. Any aquatic plant of the genus Potamogeton, of which many species are found in ponds or slow-moving rivers. Choke pondweed, an American water weed (Anarcharis, or Elodea, Canadensis) See Anacharis. Horned pondweed, the Zannichellia palustris, a slender, branching aquatic plant, having pointed nutlets. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pondweed

ponding
pondings
pondlife
pondlike
pondok
pondokkie
pondokkies
pondoks
ponds
pondskater
pondskaters
pondus
pondward
pondwater
pondwaters
pondweed (current term)
pondweed family
pondweeds
pondy
pone
ponent
ponente
poneratoxin
ponerine
pones
poney
poneys
pong
ponga
pongas

Literary usage of Pondweed

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1. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"Robbing' pondweed. North shore of Lake Superior; Pine Lake, ... Slender pondweed. Detroit River, between Pecho Isle and Belle Isle, CF Wheeler; Round Lake, ..."

2. A History of the Game Birds, Wild-fowl and Shore Birds of Massachusetts and by Edward Howe Forbush, Willey Ingraham Beecroft, Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture, Herbert Keightley Job (1912)
"A mud bottom is preferable, but sago pondweed and redhead grass (P. per- ... Some species, including sago pondweed, will grow in brackish or even salt water ..."

3. Michigan Flora: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by William James Beal (1904)
"Robbins' pondweed. North shore of Lake Superior; Pine Lake, ... Slender pondweed. Detroit River, between Pech» Isle and Belle Isle, CF Wheeler; Round Lake, ..."

4. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... petals, or bracts serve as landing-stages for the pollen when it is discharged. This is the case, for example, in various species of the pondweed genus ..."

5. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"A great variety in the shape and size of pondweed leaves may be observed upon looking down through the clear water upon sub me rged bars where they grow so ..."

6. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"pondweed Teacher's Story HE study of any plant which has obvious limitations as to where it may grow should be made a help in the study of geography. ..."

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