- Botany. growing under water.
Origin of submersed
- to submerge.
Origin of submerse
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Examples from the Web for submersed
Leaves alternate or opposite, the submersed often dissected.
When animals are submersed in water, their skins exercise two functions, acting inversely in determining their weight.
They are submersed aquatics, or a few of them with long-stalked, floating leaves.Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany
Douglas Houghton Campbell
Word Origin and History for submersed
early 15c., from Latin submersus, past participle of submergere (see submerge). Related: Submersed; submersing.
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