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hydrilla

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noun hy·dril·la \hī-ˈdri-lə\

Definition of hydrilla

  1. :  a freshwater aquatic Asian plant (Hydrilla verticillata of the Hydrocharitaceae family) that has small narrow leaves growing in whorls of three to eight around stems which become heavily branched near the water surface



Origin of hydrilla

New Latin, probably from Latin Hydra Hydra


First Known Use: 1969


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