Naias

noun
Na·​ias | \ ˈnā|əs, ˈnī|, |ˌas \

Definition of Naias

: 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

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History and Etymology for Naias

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

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“Naias.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Naias. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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