Definition of elodea in English:

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elodea

Pronunciation: /iˈlōdēə/

noun

An aquatic plant of a genus that includes the ornamental waterweeds.
  • Genus Elodea, family Hydrocharitaceae.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

Modern Latin, from Greek helōdēs 'marshy'.

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Syllabification: e·lo·de·a

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