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water purslane

wa·ter purs·lane
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er purs-leyn, -lin]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈpɜrs leɪn, -lɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er purs-leyn, -lin]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈpɜrs leɪn, -lɪn/

Definitions of water purslane words

  • noun water purslane a creeping, Eurasian annual plant, Lythrum portula, of marshes and wetlands, having small flowers and rounded leaves. 1
  • noun water purslane an aquatic herb, Peplis diandra, of the central U.S. and Mexico, having small flowers. 1
  • noun water purslane a widely distributed herb, Ludwigia palustris, of marshes and wetlands, having small flowers. 1
  • noun water purslane an onagraceous marsh plant, Ludwigia palustris, of temperate and warm regions, having reddish stems and small greenish flowers 0
  • noun water purslane any of several lythraceous plants of wet places that resemble purslane, such as Peplis portula of Europe, which has small pinkish flowers, and Didiplis diandris of North America, which has small greenish flowers 0
  • noun water purslane a red-stemmed trailing plant (Ludwigia palustris) of the evening-primrose family, found in watery or muddy places 0

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water purslane popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

water purslane usage trend in Literature

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