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plural noun

in some classifications
: a subclass of Sarcodina comprising the Amoebina and Testacea


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taxonomic synonym of amoebina

Word History


Plural noun

New Latin, from Amoeba

New Latin, from Amoeba

First Known Use

Plural Noun

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amoebaea was in 1842

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“Amoebaea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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