Ceratophyllum

noun Cer·a·to·phyl·lum \-ˈfiləm\

Definition of Ceratophyllum

  1. :  a cosmopolitan genus of rootless thin-stemmed aquatic herbs that occur in quiet freshwaters and that have flowers with a sepaloid perianth and a single carpel — see ceratophyllaceae hornwort

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Origin and Etymology of ceratophyllum

New Latin, from cerat- + -phyllum


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