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Related to cabomba: Cabomba caroliniana
[New Latin Cabomba, genus name (created in 1775 by French botanist Jean Baptiste Christophore Fusée Aublet (1720-1778) in the first scientific description of C. aquatica), perhaps from an indigenous term in French Guiana.]
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(Plants) any of several aquatic plants of the genus Cabomba of the family Cabombaceae, having both submerged and floating leaves
[New Latin, from Spanish]
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|Noun||1.||Cabomba - alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae; a small genus of American aquatic plants|
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Cabombaceae, subfamily Cabombaceae, water-shield family - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the genera Cabomba and Brasenia
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