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 for eelgrass
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Zostera \Zos"te*ra\, n. [NL.] (Bot.)
     A genus of plants of the Naiadaceae, or Pondweed family.
     Zostera marina is commonly known as sea wrack, and
     eelgrass.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eelgrass \Eel"grass`\, n. (Bot.)
     A plant ({Zostera marina), with very long and narrow leaves,
     growing abundantly in shallow bays along the North Atlantic
     coast.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  eelgrass
      n 1: submerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found
           in abundance along North Atlantic coasts [syn: eelgrass,
           grass wrack, sea wrack, Zostera marina]
      2: submerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves; Old World and
         Australia [syn: tape grass, eelgrass, wild celery,
         Vallisneria spiralis]

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