Definition of elodea in English:


Syllabification: e·lo·de·a
Pronunciation: /iˈlōdēə


  • An aquatic plant of a genus that includes the ornamental waterweeds.
    • 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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