Definition of Pipewort

1. Noun. Aquatic perennial of North America and Ireland and Hebrides having translucent green leaves in a basal spiral and dense buttonlike racemes of minute white flowers.




Definition of Pipewort

1. n. Any plant of a genus (Eriocaulon) of aquatic or marsh herbs with soft grass-like leaves.

Definition of Pipewort

1. Noun. Any of several aquatic plants of the genus ''Eriocaulon'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pipewort

1. a rush-like water plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pipewort

1. Any plant of a genus (Eriocaulon) of aquatic or marsh herbs with soft grass-like leaves. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pipewort

pipet
pipets
pipette
pipetted
pipettes
pipetting
pipettor
pipettors
pipevine
pipevines
pipeweed
pipework
pipeworker
pipeworkers
pipeworks
pipewort (current term)
pipewort family
pipeworts
piphat
pipidae
pipier
pipiest
pipiness
pipinesses
piping
piping bag
piping crow
piping crow-shrike
piping down

Literary usage of Pipewort

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1. Nantucket Wild Flowers by Alice Owen Albertson (1921)
"Slate colour or white pipewort, July-September ... pipewort. Eriocaulon: from Greek for wool and stalk in allusion to the wool at the base of the stem in ..."

2. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"pipewort FAMILY. 1. ERIOCAULON L. Sheath at the base of the scape longer than the leaves or about as long : scapes usually 7-ridged. ..."

3. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... pipewort FAMILY. Another small group of marsh or aquatic herbs, of rush-like appearance, with a head of ..."

4. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... pipewort FAMILY. Another small group of marsh or aquatic herbs, of rush-like appearance, with a head of ..."

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