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Noun: hornwort  'horn,wurt
  1. Any aquatic plant of the genus Ceratophyllum; forms submerged masses in ponds and slow-flowing streams
  2. Liverworts with slender hornlike capsules

Derived forms: hornworts

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

Part of: Anthocerotales, Ceratophyllum, genus Ceratophyllum, order Anthocerotales

Encyclopedia: Hornwort