plural noun Cam·pan·u·lar·i·ae \(ˌ)kamˈpanyəˈla(a)rēˌē\

Definition of Campanulariae

in some classifications

  1. :  a division of Hydroida comprising forms in which each polyp is able to retract into a bell-shaped hydrotheca —used as more or less exactly equivalent to Leptomedusae

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Origin and Etymology of campanulariae

New Latin, plural of Campanularia, genus of polyps, from campanula bell-shaped part (diminutive of Late Latin campana bell) + -aria

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