Chelonibia

noun Chel·o·nib·ia \ˌkeləˈnibēə\

Definition of Chelonibia

  1. :  a widely distributed genus of turtle barnacles

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Origin and Etymology of chelonibia

borrowed from New Latin, from Greek chelṓnē “tortoise” + New Latin -i- -i- (for expected -o-, -o-, perhaps after Amphibia Amphibia) + -bia -bia — more at chelone


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