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Noun: water-shield  'wo-tu(r),sheeld
  1. Aquatic plant with floating oval leaves and purple flowers; in lakes and slow-moving streams; suitable for aquariums
    - Brasenia schreberi, water-target
  2. Common aquatic plant of eastern North America having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted flowers
    - fanwort, Cabomba caroliniana

Derived forms: water-shields

Type of: water lily

Part of: Brasenia, Cabomba, genus Brasenia, genus Cabomba

Encyclopedia: Water-shield