noun am·bu·lia \amˈbyülēə\

Definition of ambulia



  1. :  any of several aquatic plants of the genus Limnophila (family Scrophulariaceae) having finely dissected submerged and peltate floating leaves and being often grown as an aquarium plant

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Origin and Etymology of ambulia

borrowed from New Latin (Lamarck), borrowed from Konkani ambuli, name for Limnophora indica

First Known Use: 1841

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a brief usually trivial fact

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