Zostera

noun Zos·te·ra \ zäˈstirə \

Definition of Zostera

:a small genus of widely distributed marine plants (family Potamogetonaceae) with branching stems, distichous leaves, and monoecious flowers that are borne in a spadix — see eelgrass

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Origin and Etymology of zostera

New Latin, from Greek zōstēr girdle, a seaweed


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