9 letter word starting with water

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water bed A kind of mattress made of, or covered with, waterproof fabric and filled with water. It is used in hospitals for bedridden patients.
water bug The Croton bug., Any one of numerous species of large, rapacious, aquatic, hemipterous insects belonging to Belostoma, Benacus, Zaitha, and other genera of the family Belostomatidae. Their hind legs are long and fringed, and act like oars. Some of these insects are of great size, being among the largest existing Hemiptera. Many of them come out of the water and fly about at night.
water can Any one of several species of Nuphar; the yellow frog lily; — so called from the shape of the seed vessel. See Nuphar, and cf. Candock.
water dog A dog accustomed to the water, or trained to retrieve waterfowl. Retrievers, waters spaniels, and Newfoundland dogs are so trained., The menobranchus., A small floating cloud, supposed to indicate rain., A sailor, esp. an old sailor; an old salt.
waterfall noun A fall, or perpendicular descent, of the water of a river or stream, or a descent nearly perpendicular; a cascade; a cataract., An arrangement of a woman’s back hair over a cushion or frame in some resemblance to a waterfall., A certain kind of neck scarf.
waterfowl noun Any bird that frequents the water, or lives about rivers, lakes, etc., or on or near the sea; an aquatic fowl; — used also collectively.
water fox The carp; — so called on account of its cunning.
water gas See under Gas.
water god A fabulous deity supposed to dwell in, and preside over, some body of water.
water hen Any gallinule., The common American coot.
water hog The capybara.
water ice Water flavored, sweetened, and frozen, to be eaten as a confection.
waterleaf noun Any plant of the American genus Hydrophyllum, herbs having white or pale blue bell-shaped flowers.
water leg See Leg, 7.
waterless adjective Destitute of water; dry.
watermark noun A mark indicating the height to which water has risen, or at which it has stood; the usual limit of high or low water., A letter, device, or the like, wrought into paper during the process of manufacture., See Water line, 2.
water oat Indian rice. See under Rice.
water pig The capybara., The gourami.
water poa Meadow reed grass. See under Reed.
water pox A variety of chicken pox, or varicella.
water ram An hydraulic ram.
water rat The water vole. See under Vole., The muskrat., The beaver rat. See under Beaver., A thief on the water; a pirate.
water-ret verb t. To ret, or rot, in water, as flax; to water-rot.
water-rot verb t. To rot by steeping in water; to water-ret; as, to water-rot hemp or flax.
watershed noun The whole region or extent of country which contributes to the supply of a river or lake., The line of division between two adjacent rivers or lakes with respect to the flow of water by natural channels into them; the natural boundary of a basin.
watertath noun A kind of coarse grass growing in wet grounds, and supposed to be injurious to sheep.
water way Same as Water course.
waterweed noun See Anacharis.
waterwork noun Painting executed in size or distemper, on canvas or walls, — formerly, frequently taking the place of tapestry., An hydraulic apparatus, or a system of works or fixtures, by which a supply of water is furnished for useful or ornamental purposes, including dams, sluices, pumps, aqueducts, distributing pipes, fountains, etc.; — used chiefly in the plural.
waterworn adjective Worn, smoothed, or polished by the action of water; as, waterworn stones.
waterwort noun Any plant of the natural order Elatineae, consisting of two genera (Elatine, and Bergia), mostly small annual herbs growing in the edges of ponds. Some have a peppery or acrid taste.