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buckbean Explained

buckbean at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of
white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate
leaves; often rooting at water margin and spreading
across the surface [syn: {water shamrock}, {bogbean}, {bog
myrtle}, {marsh trefoil}, {Menyanthes trifoliata}]

buckbean at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: rfimag » e
Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: wikispecies » Menyanthes trifoliata

Alternative forms

* buck-bean


Inter: en-nou » n
  • Menyanthes trifoliata, a plant with racemes of white or reddish flowers and intensely bitter leaves, sometimes used in medicine.


    * bogbean, bog-bean, bog bean
    • marsh trefoil

    Translation: fy » buckbean
    Translation: zh » buckbean