Definition of Featherfoil

1. Noun. A plant of the genus Hottonia.




Definition of Featherfoil

1. n. An aquatic plant (Hottonia palustris), having finely divided leaves.

Definition of Featherfoil

1. Noun. An aquatic plant (''Hottonia palustris'') with finely divided leaves. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Featherfoil

featherbeddings
featherbeds
featherbrain
featherbrained
featherbrains
featherdown
feathered
featheredge
featheredged
featheredges
featheredging
featheredness
featherfeet
featherfew
featherfews
featherfoil (current term)
featherfoils
featherfoot
featherhead
featherheaded
featherheads
featherier
featheriest
featherily
featheriness
feathering
feathering strip
feathering strips
featherings
featherless

Literary usage of Featherfoil

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"Mercurialis perennis, L.— Yks. Bog featherfoil. A book-name for Hottonia palustris, L., from its feathery leaves. Prior, p. 26. ; Bog Moss. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Both plants are called featherfoil and water-violet; the American also water-feather and water-yarrow. The European species has dimorphic fls., ..."

3. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"L. featherfoil. WATER VIOLET Calyx 5-parted, the divisions linear. Corolla with a short tube ; limb o-parted. Stamens 5, included. ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"featherfoil. A genus of two species of aquatic plants, the only aquatic members of the primrose family. They are suitable for small aquaria. ..."

5. Collections for an Essay Towards a Materia Medica of the United States by Benjamin Smith Barton (1900)
"featherfoil. Leaves winged, spreading on the surface of the water in a stellate form. Blossoms white. In standing waters and ditches. May—June. LYSIMACHIA. ..."

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