Peplis

noun
Pep·​lis | \ ˈpeplə̇s \

Definition of Peplis

: a genus of chiefly aquatic herbs (family Lythraceae) that have opposite leaves and minute solitary greenish flowers in the axils and are sometimes used as aerators in the balanced aquarium — see water purslane

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History and Etymology for Peplis

New Latin, from Latin, a plant, from Greek, wild purslane

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“Peplis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Peplis. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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