Synonyms

1. pond-scum_parasite

noun. an aquatic fungus of genus Synchytriaceae that is parasitic on pond scum.

Synonyms

  • fungus
  • genus Synchytrium

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Words that Rhyme with Pond Scum

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Example sentences of the word pond-scum


1. Noun Phrase
There are numerous ways to keep your fish pond clear and free of algae, also called pond scum.

2. Noun Phrase
A cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae bloom, is sometimes referred to as pond scum.

3. Noun Phrase
Freshwater algae, or pond scum, promises to be an efficient, environmentally friendly source of biodiesel.

4. Noun Phrase
Who would want to eat pond scum?

2. pond-apple_tree

noun. small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit; used chiefly as grafting stock.

Synonyms

  • pond apple
  • Annona glabra
  • custard apple

3. pond-skater

noun. long-legged bug that skims about on the surface of water.

Synonyms

  • water strider
  • common pond-skater
  • water bug
  • family Gerridae
  • Gerrididae
  • Gerris lacustris
  • water skater
  • Gerridae

4. pond

noun. ['ˈpɑːnd'] a small lake.

Synonyms

  • mere
  • lake
  • water hole
  • millpond
  • swimming hole
  • horsepond
  • fishpond

Antonyms

  • unspecified

5. scum

noun. ['ˈskʌm'] worthless people.

Synonyms

  • ragtag and bobtail
  • trash
  • rabble
  • ragtag

Antonyms

  • lodge
  • fuse
  • ionate
  • calcify

Etymology

  • scum (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. scum

noun. ['ˈskʌm'] a film of impurities or vegetation that can form on the surface of a liquid.

Synonyms

  • scoria
  • film
  • dross

Antonyms

  • pack
  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle

Etymology

  • scum (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. scum

verb. ['ˈskʌm'] remove the scum from.

Synonyms

  • get rid of

Antonyms

  • string
  • bridle

Etymology

  • scum (Middle English (1100-1500))
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