Cytherella

noun
Cyth·​er·​el·​la | \ ˌsithəˈrelə \

Definition of Cytherella

: a genus of crustaceans (subclass Ostracoda) with biramous second antennae used for swimming

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History and Etymology for Cytherella

New Latin, diminutive of Latin Cytherea, epithet of Venus

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“Cytherella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cytherella. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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