Definition of Brookweed

1. Noun. American water pimpernel.

Exact synonyms: Samolus Floribundus, Samolus Parviflorus
Generic synonyms: Water Pimpernel



2. Noun. Water pimpernel of Europe to China.
Exact synonyms: Samolus Valerandii
Generic synonyms: Water Pimpernel

Definition of Brookweed

1. n. A small white-flowered herb (Samolus Valerandi) found usually in wet places; water pimpernel.

Definition of Brookweed

1. Noun. A small white-flowered herb (''Samolus valerandi'') usually found in wet places; the water pimpernel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Brookweed

1. A small white-flowered herb (Samolus Valerandi) found usually in wet places; water pimpernel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brookweed

brook trout
brook trouts
brooked
brookie
brookies
brooking
brookite
brookites
brooklet
brooklets
brooklike
brooklime
brooklimes
brookside
brooksides
brookweed (current term)
brookweeds
brool
brools
broom
broom-like
broom-weed
broom closet
broom corn
broom handle
broom palm
broom rape
broom sedge

Literary usage of Brookweed

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1. Flora Bedfordiensis, Comprehending Such Plants as Grow Wild in the County of by Charles Abbot (1798)
"brookweed. SAMOLUS. Gen. PI. 294. Blossom salver-shaped. Threads defended by the scales of the ... Pimpernel brookweed. — S. valerandi. Curtis. IV. 20. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1869)
"This would remain an anomaly, if in one of the species of the family—the samolus or brookweed—we did not find five scales representing five abortive petals ..."

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