noun Ban·kia \ˈbaŋkēə\

Definition of Bankia

  1. :  a genus of boring mollusks (family Teredinidae) including the giant northwest shipworm (B. setacea) of the Pacific coast of North America

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Origin and Etymology of bankia

New Latin, from Sir Joseph Banks †1820 English naturalist + New Latin -ia

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