Doliolum

noun

Do·​li·​o·​lum
dəˈlīələm
: a genus of free-swimming oceanic tunicates developing with alternation of generations and having a cask-shaped transparent body surrounded by complete muscular rings

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, small cask, diminutive of dolium

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“Doliolum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Doliolum. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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