frogbit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

frog +‎ bit?

Noun[edit]

frogbit (plural frogbits)

  1. A European plant, Hydrocharis morsus-ranae, with roundish leaves and small white flowers, that floats on still water and propagates itself by runners.
  2. An American plant, Limnobium spongia, with similar propagation.
  3. A South American plant, Limnobium laevigatum.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.