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adjective Botany.
  1. risen or standing out of water, surrounding leaves, etc.
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Origin of emersed

1680–90; < Latin ēmersus (past participle of ēmergere to emerge) + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for emersed


  1. (of the leaves or stems of aquatic plants) protruding above the surface of the water
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Word Origin and History for emersed


1680s, past participle adjective from Latin emersus, past participle of emergere (see emerge).

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