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.
Rising above the surface of water.
Emersed aquatic plants.
Having emerged above the surface; specif., standing out above the water, as the leaves of certain aquatic plants.
Origin of emersed
- From Latin ēmersus emersion
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition