Arcellidae

plural noun

Ar·​cel·​li·​dae
-əˌdē
: a cosmopolitan family of soil and freshwater protozoans related to the amoebas but commonly enclosed in a test see arcella

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Arcella, type genus + -idae

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“Arcellidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arcellidae. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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