Definitions for water hyacinth
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a floating freshwater plant, Eichornia crassipes, related to the pickerelweed, that grows so prolifically it often hinders the passage of boats.
Origin of water hyacinth:
water hyacinth, water orchid, Eichhornia crassipes, Eichhornia spesiosa(noun)
a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States
either of several tropical aquatic plants of the genus Eichhornia, related to the pickerel weed
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