Appendicularia

noun
Ap·​pen·​dic·​u·​lar·​ia

Definition of Appendicularia

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a genus of small free-swimming pelagic tunicates shaped somewhat like a tadpole and remarkable for resemblances to the larvae of other tunicates

Appendicularia

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variants: or appendiculariae \ -​rēˌē \

Definition of Appendicularia (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of larvacea

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History and Etymology for Appendicularia

Noun

New Latin, from Latin appendicula appendicle + New Latin -aria

New Latin, from Latin appendicula + New Latin -aria, -ariae

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“Appendicularia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Appendicularia. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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