Bugula

noun

Bu·​gu·​la
ˈbyügyələ
: a common and widespread genus (the type of the family Bugulidae) of marine shallow-water branching bryozoans that sometimes cause fouling of ships

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Late Latin, bugle (plant)

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“Bugula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bugula. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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