Definition of aponogeton
1 capitalized : a genus (coextensive with the family Aponogetonaceae) of 25 species of Old World aquatic herbs (order Naiadales) with oblong often skeletonized leaves and small spicate flowers — see lattice plant
2 plural -s : a plant of the genus Aponogeton
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Origin and Etymology of aponogeton
New Latin, from apono- (probably from Latin Aponus, hot mineral spring near Padua in northeastern Italy) + Greek geitōn neighbor
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