Waterleaf vs Guinea - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between waterleaf and guinea

is that waterleaf is (botany) any plant of the genus while guinea is (us|slang|pejorative|ethnic slur) a person of italian descent.

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(Hydrophyllum) (Hydrophyllaceae) (Talinum fruticosum) (waterleaves)
  • (botany) Any plant of the genus .
  • (botany) Any plant of , the waterleaf family.
  • A tropical plant (), the leaves of which are eaten as a vegetable.
  • (architecture) A leaf-shaped decoration used on the capitals of columns in late 12th-century Romanesque architecture
  • (paper technology) An absorbent unsized paper like blotters as opposed to slake-sized or hard sized papers.
  • Synonyms

    *(tropical plant the leaves of which are eaten as a vegetable ): (cariru), (Ceylon spinach), (Florida spinach), (Lagos bologi), (potherb fameflower), (Philippine spinach), (Surinam purslane), sweetheart

    Derived terms

    * (ballhead waterleaf), (ball-headed waterleaf) * (blunt-leaf waterleaf), (bluntleaf waterleaf) * (vern, Brown's waterleaf) * (dwarf waterleaf) * (vern, Fendler's waterleaf) * (great waterleaf) * (largeleaf waterleaf) * (Pacific waterleaf) * (Virginia waterleaf) * (waterleaf capital) * (western waterleaf)





    (wikipedia Guinea)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • Country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Guinea.
  • (US, slang, derogatory, ethnic slur) Someone of Italian descent in the United States.
  • Derived terms

    * Equatorial Guinea * French Guinea * Guinea-Bissau * Guinean * New Guinea * Papua New Guinea * Portuguese Guinea * Spanish Guinea

    See also