: a widely distributed genus of turtle barnacles

Word History


borrowed from New Latin, from Greek chelṓnē "tortoise" + New Latin -i- -i- (for expected -o-, -o-, perhaps after Amphibia Amphibia ) + -bia -bia

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“Chelonibia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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