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duckweed


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Duckweed  \Duck"weed`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  ({Lemna})  of  small  plants,  seen  floating  in  great 
  quantity  on  the  surface  of  stagnant  pools  fresh  water,  and 
  supposed  to  furnish  food  for  ducks;  --  called  also 
  {duckmeat}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  duckweed 
  n  :  any  small  or  minute  aquatic  plant  of  the  family  Lemnaceae 
  that  float  on  or  near  the  surface  of  shallow  ponds 




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