Definition of Callitriche
: a genus (the type of the family Callitrichaceae of the order Geraniales) comprising widely distributed aquatic herbs having opposite linear leaves and minute monoecious flowers — see water starwort
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Origin and Etymology of callitriche
New Latin, modification of Late Greek kallitrichos beautiful-haired, from Greek kalli- calli- + Late Greek -trichos, from Greek trich-, thrix hair
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