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Noun: eelgrass  'eel,grãs
  1. Submerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts
    - grass wrack, sea wrack, Zostera marina
  2. Submerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves; Old World and Australia
    - tape grass, wild celery, Vallisneria spiralis

Derived forms: eelgrasses

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

Part of: genus Vallisneria, genus Zostera, Vallisneria, Zostera

Encyclopedia: Eelgrass