Fragilaria

noun
Frag·​i·​lar·​ia | \ˌfrajəˈla(a)rēə\

Definition of Fragilaria 

: a genus (the type of the family Fragilariaceae of the order Pennales) of rectangular diatoms forming irregular colonies

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History and Etymology for Fragilaria

New Latin, from Latin fragilis frail + New Latin -aria

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