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emersed

[ih-murst] /ɪˈmɜrst/
adjective, Botany
1.
risen or standing out of water, surrounding leaves, etc.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; < Latin ēmersus (past participle of ēmergere to emerge) + -ed2
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Examples for emersed
  • Handheld or backpack sprayers are used for spraying emersed vegetation around the shoreline.
  • Mature spathes will unfold only when emersed from the water.
  • Other flowers borne on the usually submerged short stem are similar to the emersed flowers.
British Dictionary definitions for emersed

emersed

/ɪˈmɜːst/
adjective
1.
(of the leaves or stems of aquatic plants) protruding above the surface of the water
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Word Origin and History for emersed
emersed
pp. adj. from L. emersus, pp. of emergere (see emerge).
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