plural noun
Am·​oe·​baea | \ ˌamēˈbēə, -məˈ- \

Definition of Amoebaea

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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


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Definition of Amoebaea (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of amoebina

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First Known Use of Amoebaea

Plural noun

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amoebaea

Plural noun

New Latin, from Amoeba

New Latin, from Amoeba

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“Amoebaea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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