Ethe·​ria | \ ə̇ˈthirēə, ēˈ-, eˈ-, -thēr- \

Definition of Etheria

: a genus (the type of the family Etheriidae) of freshwater lamellibranch mollusks of Africa and Madagascar that attach themselves by one valve to rocks in deep water

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History and Etymology for Etheria

New Latin, from Latin aetheria, feminine of aetherius ethereal

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“Etheria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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