Hydrocharis

noun

Hy·​droch·​a·​ris
hīˈdräkərə̇s
: a small genus (the type of the family Hydrocharitaceae) of Old World aquatic herbs with petioled floating leaves see frogbit

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Hydrocharis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hydrocharis. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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