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submersed

[suh b-murst] /səbˈmɜrst/
adjective
1.
2.
Botany. growing under water.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; < Latin submers(us) (see submerse) + -ed2

submerse

[suh b-murs] /səbˈmɜrs/
verb (used with object), submersed, submersing.
1.
to submerge.
Origin
1830-40; probably back-formation from submersion < Late Latin submersiōn-, stem of submersiō a sinking, equivalent to Latin submers(us) past participle of submergere to submerge + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
submersion
[suh b-mur-zhuh n, -shuh n] /səbˈmɜr ʒən, -ʃən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for submersed

submerged

/səbˈmɜːdʒd/
adjective
1.
(of plants or plant parts) growing beneath the surface of the water
2.
hidden; obscured
3.
overwhelmed or overburdened
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Word Origin and History for submersed

submerse

v.

early 15c., from Latin submersus, past participle of submergere (see submerge). Related: Submersed; submersing.

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