Nymphoides

noun

Nym·​phoi·​des
nimˈfȯidēz
: a genus of aquatic herbs (family Menyanthaceae) mostly of tropical regions and having floating round or cordate leaves and small yellow or white umbellate flowers see floating heart

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from nymph- + Latin -oides -oid

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“Nymphoides.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nymphoides. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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