: a genus (coextensive with the family Naiadaceae) of submerged aquatic plants that have filiform stems, sheathing leaves, and minute diclinous flowers with a double perianth

Word History


New Latin Naiad-, Naias, from Latin naiad-, naias naiad

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“Naias.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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