Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a flowering plant (Zostera marina) of the pondweed family, that grows underwater and has long, grasslike leaves
- tape grass
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Any of several submersed aquatic plants of the genus Vallisneria. Also called tape grass, wild celery.