|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|emergent (ĭ-mûr'jənt) Pronunciation Key
Rooted below a body of water or in an area that is periodically submerged but extending above the water level. Used of aquatic plants such as cattails, rushes, or cord grass.