hygrophila

noun
hy·​groph·​i·​la | \ hīˈgräfələ \

Definition of hygrophila

1 capitalized : a genus of aquatic herbaceous or woody plants (family Acanthaceae) having leaves resembling those of the willow
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Hygrophila

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History and Etymology for hygrophila

New Latin, from hygr- + -phila

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“Hygrophila.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hygrophila. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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