Cabomba

noun Ca·bom·ba \kəˈbämbə\

Definition of Cabomba

  1. :  a small genus of American aquatic plants (family Nymphaeaceae) comprising the water shield and having minute white or yellow flowers and submerged dissected leaves as well as peltate floating ones

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Origin and Etymology of cabomba

New Latin, from Spanish cabomba, a South American aquatic plant


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