Clymenella

noun
Cly·​me·​nel·​la | \ ˌklīməˈnelə, ˌklim- \

Definition of Clymenella

: a genus of polychaete worms common in shallow waters of the northern Atlantic coasts — see bamboo worm

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History and Etymology for Clymenella

New Latin, from Clymene, an Oceanid (from Latin, from Greek Klymenē) + New Latin -ella

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“Clymenella.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clymenella. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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