Acetabularia

noun
Ac·​e·​tab·​u·​lar·​ia | \ ˌa-sə-ˌta-byəˈler-ē-ə \

Definition of Acetabularia

: a genus of delicate more or less calcified green algae (family Dasycladaceae) native to the warmer seas and resembling small mushrooms

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First Known Use of Acetabularia

1824, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Acetabularia

New Latin, from Latin acetabulum + New Latin -aria

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“Acetabularia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Acetabularia. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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