from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Botany Rising above the surface of water: emersed aquatic plants.
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- adj. That rises above the surface
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Standing out of, or rising above, water.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, standing out of or raised above water; raised partially above surrounding leaves: applied to the capsules of mosses.
From Latin ēmersus; see emersion.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)