Estheria

noun
Es·the·ria | \esˈthirēə, eˈsti-\

Definition of Estheria 

: a genus (sometimes made the type of the family Estheriidae) of small branchiopod crustaceans in which the carapace is developed into a bivalve shell not unlike that of some mollusks and enclosing the whole body

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Other Words from Estheria

estherian \(ˈ)⸗¦⸗rēən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Estheria

New Latin, probably from the name Esther + New Latin -ia

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