Definition of emersed in English:

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emersed

Pronunciation: /əˈmərst/

adjective

Botany
Denoting or characteristic of an aquatic plant reaching above the surface of the water. Contrasted with submersed (see submerse).
Example sentences
  • Emerse leaves seem to be bigger, even it is under the tank light.
  • It will bloom readily if grown emerse, but takes a while to form a new set of emerse leaves.
  • Target: not reached

Origin

Late 17th century: from Latin emersus 'arisen', past participle of emergere (see emerge).

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Syllabification: e·mersed

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