Ahn·​felt·​ia | \ (ˈ)än-¦fel-tē-ə \

Definition of Ahnfeltia

: a small genus of dark-colored cartilaginous red algae (family Gigartinaceae) with tufted stemlike branchlets

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First Known Use of Ahnfeltia

1867, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ahnfeltia

New Latin, from Nils O. Ahnfelt †1837 Swedish botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Ahnfeltia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ahnfeltia. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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