Cumagloia

noun
Cu·​ma·​gloia | \ ˌkyüməˈglȯiə \

Definition of Cumagloia

: a genus of marine red algae (family Helminthocladiaceae) occurring commonly along the Pacific coast of North America as a summer annual, the mature thallus consisting of a disk-shaped holdfast and a simple or sparsely branched upper portion with numerous fine cylindrical branches

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History and Etymology for Cumagloia

New Latin, irregular from Greek kyma sprout, wave, anything swollen + gloia, variant of glia glue

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“Cumagloia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cumagloia. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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