- The definition of emersed is something that has risen above the surface of water.
An example of emersed is the blossom of a water lily.
The water lily has emersed.
emersed definition by Webster's New World
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having emerged above the surface; specif., standing out above the water, as the leaves of certain aquatic plants
Origin: ; from Classical Latin emersus (pp. of emergere, emerge) plush -ed
emersed definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Rising above the surface of water: emersed aquatic plants.
Origin: From Latin ēmersus; see emersion.