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