Meaning of frog's-bit

frog's-bit

Pronunciation: (frogz'bit", frôgz'-), [key]
— n.
  1. an aquatic, floating plant, Hydrocharis morsus-ranae, of Eurasia, having thick, roundish, spongy leaves.
  2. an aquatic, floating plant, Limnobium spongia, of tropical America, having reddish-brown spotted, oblong, heart-shaped, or ovate leaves.
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