Definition of water plant in English:

water plant


  • 1A plant which lives in or by water.

  • 2An installation for the purification, distribution, etc., of water. Also as a mass noun: pipework and other equipment used in providing a water supply.


water plant

/ˈwɔːtə ˌplɑːnt/ /ˈwɔːtə ˌplant/


Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Gerard (c1545–1612), herbalist. From water + plant.