Aequorea

noun Ae·quo·rea \ē-ˈkwȯr-ē-ə\

Definition of Aequorea

  1. :  a cosmopolitan genus (the type of the family Aequoridae) of brilliantly luminescent hydrozoan jellyfish of moderate size

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Origin and Etymology of aequorea

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of aequoreus of the sea, from aequor sea, even surface, from aequus even, equal — more at equal


First Known Use: 1849


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