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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History and Etymology for Ephydatia

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

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