Zannichellia

noun
Zan·​ni·​chel·​lia | \ ˌzanəˈkelēə \

Definition of Zannichellia

: a small genus of aquatic plants (family Potamogetonaceae) of wide distribution having branching capillary stems, small acute leaves, and axillary flowers which with the leaves are originally enclosed in a hyaline envelope — see horned pondweed

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History and Etymology for Zannichellia

New Latin, from Gian Girolamo Zannichelli †1729 Italian botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Zannichellia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zannichellia. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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