plural noun

: a small family of tropical submerged marine plants (order Naiadales) with slender linear leaves and tiny greenish flowers

Word History


New Latin, from Cymodocea, type genus (from Latin Cymodoce, a Nereid) + -aceae

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“Cymodoceaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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