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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“Estheria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Estheria. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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