noun Ever·nia \ə̇ˈvərnēə, ēˈ-\

Definition of Evernia

  1. :  a genus of lichens (family Usneaceae) having a fruticose or pendulous thallus with a cottony medulla

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Origin and Etymology of evernia

New Latin, irregular from Greek euernēs sprouting well (from eu- + ernos sprout) + New Latin -ia

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to cast off or become cast off

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