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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wa′ter shield`(n.)

  1. an aquatic plant, Brasenia schreberi, of the water lily family, having purple flowers, floating, elliptic leaves, and a jellylike coating on the underwater stems and roots.

    Category: Plants

  2. a fanwort, esp.

    Cabomba caroliniana.

    Category: Plants

Origin of water shield:

1810–20

Webster Dictionary

  1. Water shield

    an aquatic American plant (Brasenia peltata) having floating oval leaves, and the covered with a clear jelly

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