enalid

noun
en·​a·​lid | \ ˈenᵊlə̇d \
plural -s

Definition of enalid

: a submerged marine plant (such as eelgrass)

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History and Etymology for enalid

International Scientific Vocabulary enal- (from Greek enalios of the sea, from en- en- entry 2 + halios of the sea, from hal-, hals sea) + -id; akin to Greek hals salt

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“Enalid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enalid. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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