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Duckweed

A weed which floats on the surface of stagnant water and forms a harbour for insects which ducks feed on. Its Latin name is “Lemna;” Greek, limne (a stagnant pool).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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