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[mass noun] An aquatic plant of a genus that includes Canadian pondweed.
- ‘A couple of oxygenates are anacharis, and elodea.’
- ‘If the vegetation is primarily coontail or elodea, the stocking rates should be doubled.’
- ‘The algae-rich water teems with tadpoles, elodea, and finger-size fish.’
Modern Latin, from Greek helōdēs marshy.
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