Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Rising above the surface of water.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, standing out of or raised above water; raised partially above surrounding leaves: applied to the capsules of mosses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Standing out of, or rising above, water.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany That rises above the surface

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin ēmersus; see emersion.]

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