duckweed duckweed  /ˈdə ˌkwid/


  • (n) any small or minute aquatic plant of the family Lemnaceae that float on or near the surface of shallow ponds


  • Knut, a polar bear at Zoo Berlin, swims in a pool covered with common duckweed.


  1. Urban market opens in downtown Tampa

    Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn helped open the new Duckweed Urban Market by attending a ribbon-cutting ceremony.  The store, at 803 N. Tampa Street, moved from a smaller spot on Polk Street.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: ABC Action News Tampa Bay

  2. New Duckweed market opens in downtown Element tower

    More customers wandered into the new, much larger Duckweed Urban Market in a few hours Tuesday than had walked through in days at the previous location across the street.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Tampa Tribune

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