elodea

noun
elo·​dea | \i-ˈlō-dē-ə \

Definition of elodea 

: any of a small American genus (Elodea) of submerged aquatic monocotyledonous herbs

First Known Use of elodea

circa 1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for elodea

New Latin, genus name, from Greek helōdēs marshy, from helos marsh; akin to Sanskrit saras pond

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