One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Any aquatic plant with inconspicuous flowers.‘slimy green waterweed’
- ‘I grimaced, I hated pickled waterweed, and by the face mother pulled when she ate it, I suspect she did too.’
- ‘One had tresses of green waterweed hanging in her eyes.’
- ‘He sat on the rock, undulating like a waterweed, brie in one hand, knife in the other.’
2A submerged aquatic American plant which is grown in ornamental ponds.
- ‘Be sure to include submergent plants such as common waterweed and hornwort for their high oxygen output.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.