Definition of alismad in English:

alismad

noun

Botany
obsolete, rare
  • Originally: †(J. Lindleys's name for) a plant of the former family Alismaceae (now Alismataceae), comprising various aquatic and marshland monocotyledonous plants (obsolete). In later use (more widely): any plant of the order Alismatales.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From alisma + -ad.

Pronunciation

alismad

/əˈlɪzməd/