Definition of elodea
: any of a small American genus (Elodea) of submerged aquatic monocotyledonous herbs
Origin of elodea
New Latin, genus name, from Greek helōdēs marshy, from helos marsh; akin to Sanskrit saras pond
First Known Use: circa 1868
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