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Noun: bogbean  'bóg,been
  1. Perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at water margin and spreading across the surface
    - water shamrock, buckbean, bog myrtle, marsh trefoil, Menyanthes trifoliata

Derived forms: bogbeans

Type of: aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant

Part of: genus Menyanthes, Menyanthes

Encyclopedia: Bogbean