Hydrocharis

noun Hy·droch·a·ris \hīˈdräkərə̇s\

Definition of Hydrocharis

  1. :  a small genus (the type of the family Hydrocharitaceae) of Old World aquatic herbs with petioled floating leaves — see frogbit

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Origin and Etymology of hydrocharis

New Latin, from hydr- + Greek charit-, charis grace, beauty; akin to Greek chairein to rejoice


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