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An aquatic plant of a genus that includes Canadian pondweed.
- ‘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.’
- ‘A couple of oxygenates are anacharis, and elodea.’
Modern Latin, from Greek helōdēs ‘marshy’.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.