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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Zostera  \Zos"te*ra\,  n.  [NL.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  plants  of  the  {Naiadace[ae]},  or  Pondweed  family. 
  {Zostera  marina}  is  commonly  known  as  {sea  wrack},  and 
  {eelgrass}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eelgrass  \Eel"grass`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  plant  ({Zostera  marina}),  with  very  long  and  narrow  leaves, 
  growing  abundantly  in  shallow  bays  along  the  North  Atlantic 
  coast. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eelgrass 
  n  1:  submerged  marine  plant  with  very  long  narrow  leaves  found  in 
  abundance  along  North  Atlantic  coasts  [syn:  {grass  wrack}, 
  {sea  wrack},  {Zostera  marina}] 
  2:  submerged  aquatic  plant  with  ribbonlike  leaves;  Old  World 
  and  Australia  [syn:  {tape  grass},  {wild  celery},  {Vallisneria 
  spiralis}] 




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