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elodea

[ ih-loh-dee-uh ]
/ 瑟藞lo蕣 di 蓹 /
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noun
any of several New World submersed aquatic plants of the genus Elodea, having numerous, usually whorled leaves.
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Also called a路nach路a路ris [uh-nak-er-is], /蓹藞n忙k 蓹r 瑟s/, ditch-moss [dich-maws, -mos], /藞d瑟t蕛藢m蓴s, -藢m蓲s/, wa路ter路weed [waw-ter-weed, wot-er-] /藞w蓴 t蓹r藢wid, 藞w蓲t 蓹r-/ .

Origin of elodea

First recorded in 1800鈥05; from New Latin, equivalent to Greek (h)el峁揹(膿s) 鈥渕arshy鈥 (derivative of h茅los 鈥渕arsh鈥) + New Latin -ea adjective suffix; see -ode1,-ea
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