Ac·ti·py·laea \ˌak-tə-ˌpī-ˈlē-ə\
variants: or


\ˌak-tə-ˌpī-ˈla-rē-ə, -ˈler-ē-\

Definition of Actipylaea

  1. taxonomic synonym of actipylea

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Origin and Etymology of actipylaea

Actipylaea from New Latin, alteration of Actipylea; Actipylaria from New Latin, from Actipylea + -aria

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to cast off or become cast off

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