noun. submerged freshwater perennials.
- liliopsid genus
- frog's-bit family
- genus Elodea
- family Hydrocharidaceae
- frogbit family
- family Hydrocharitaceae
Example sentences of the word elodea
1. Noun, singular or mass
The process is both beneficial to the snail and elodea as well as every other living thing in the tank.
When in bloom, elodea produces white, three-petaled flowers that float on the surface of the water.
In the wild, elodea also create useful hiding places for fish and other aquatic animals as well as food for crustaceans.
4. Verb, base form
Fish eat plants and insects, often helping elodea break off and propagate.