Definition of elodea in English:


Line breaks: elo¦dea
Pronunciation: /ˌɛlə(ʊ)ˈdiːə
, ɪˈləʊdɪə/


[mass noun]
  • An aquatic plant of a genus that includes Canadian pondweed.
    • Genus Elodea, family Hydrocharitaceae
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    • A couple of oxygenates are anacharis, and elodea.
    • The algae-rich water teems with tadpoles, elodea, and finger-size fish.
    • If the vegetation is primarily coontail or elodea, the stocking rates should be doubled.


modern Latin, from Greek helōdēs 'marshy'.

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