Glyceria

noun Gly·ce·ria \ glə̇ˈsirēə , glīˈ- \

Definition of Glyceria

: a genus of chiefly North American perennial paludal or aquatic grasses having lemmas very prominently 5- to 9-nerved

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Origin and Etymology of glyceria

New Latin, from Greek glykeros sweet + New Latin -ia


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