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Alaria

noun Alar·ia \ə-ˈla-rē-ə, -ˈler-ē-\

Definition of Alaria

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Alariaceae) of olive-brown to black seaweeds found in northern seas, characterized by an elongate strap-shaped lamina, and having the sori restricted to tongue-shaped sporophylls borne at or near its apex — see badderlocks

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Origin and Etymology of alaria

New Latin, from Latin ala wing + New Latin -aria


First Known Use: 1850


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Alaria

noun Alar·ia \ə-ˈla-rē-ə, -ˈler-ē-\

Definition of Alaria

  1. :  a genus of trematode worms (family Strigeidae) that is parasitic as adults in the intestines of carnivorous mammals but requires several intermediate hosts to complete the life cycle

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Origin and Etymology of alaria

New Latin


First Known Use: 1918


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