noun Li·mo·sel·la \ˌlīməˈselə\

Definition of Limosella

  1. :  a small genus of widely distributed aquatic herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) having stems that root at the nodes, small entire leaves, and very small solitary scapose flowers — see mudwort

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Origin and Etymology of limosella

New Latin, from Latin limosus muddy + -ella

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