Cutleria

noun Cut·le·ria \ˌkətˈlirēə\

Definition of Cutleria

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Cutleriaceae) of marine brown algae characterized by true alternation of generations, the gametophyte being an upright plant with a broad flat forking thallus and the sporophyte a flat lobed disk

cutleriaceous

\¦kət¦lirē¦āshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of cutleria

New Latin, from Manasseh Cutler †1823 American clergyman and botanist + New Latin -ia


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