Eleocharis

noun El·e·och·a·ris \ˌelēˈäkərə̇s\

Definition of Eleocharis

  1. :  a genus of sedges (family Cyperaceae) with dense spikes of flowers and leaves reduced to basal sheaths

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Origin and Etymology of eleocharis

New Latin, from Greek hele-, helos marsh + charis grace, beauty — more at helodes, charisma


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