Emersed meaning

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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.

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Rising above the surface of water.

Emersed aquatic plants.

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Having emerged above the surface; specif., standing out above the water, as the leaves of certain aquatic plants.
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(botany, of an aquatic plant) That rises above the surface.
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Origin of emersed

  • From Latin ēmersus emersion

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition