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anacharis


anacharis


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anacharis  \An*ach"a*ris\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  up  +  ?  grace.] 
  (Bot.) 
  A  fresh-water  weed  of  the  frog's-bit  family 
  ({Hydrocharidace[ae]}),  native  to  America.  Transferred  to 
  England  it  became  an  obstruction  to  navigation.  Called  also 
  {waterweed}  and  {water  thyme}.