Ephydatia

noun Eph·y·da·tia \ ˌefəˈdāsh(ē)ə \

Definition of Ephydatia

:a common genus of freshwater encrusting sponges (family Spongillidae) often bright green from included symbiotic algae

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Origin and Etymology of ephydatia

New Latin, from Greek, feminine of ephydatios of the water, in the water, from epi- + hydat-, hydōr water


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