Etheria

noun

Ethe·​ria
ə̇ˈthirēə,
ēˈ-,
eˈ-,
-thēr-
: 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

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin aetheria, feminine of aetherius ethereal

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“Etheria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Etheria. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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