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ditch-moss

[dich-maws, -mos] /ˈdɪtʃˌmɔs, -ˌmɒs/
noun
1.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; Americanism

elodea

[ih-loh-dee-uh] /ɪˈloʊ di ə/
noun
1.
any of several New World submersed aquatic plants of the genus Elodea, having numerous, usually whorled leaves.
Also called anacharis, ditchmoss, waterweed.
Origin
< Neo-Latin (1803), equivalent to Greek (h)elṓd(ēs) marshy (derivative of hélos marsh; see -ode1) + Neo-Latin -ea -ea
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