Edwardsia

noun
Ed·​ward·​sia | \ eˈdwärdzēə, -wȧd-, -wȯ(r)d- \

Definition of Edwardsia

: a genus (the type of the family Edwardsiidae) of sea anemones having eight mesenteries and living in tubes in the sand

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History and Etymology for Edwardsia

New Latin, from Henri Milne-Edwards †1885 French zoologist + New Latin -ia

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“Edwardsia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Edwardsia. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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