biographical name

Gal·​ba ˈgal-bə How to pronounce Galba (audio)
Servius Sulpicius 3 b.c.–a.d. 69 Roman emperor (68–69)

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“Galba.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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Gal·​ba ˈgal-bə How to pronounce Galba (audio) ˈgȯl- How to pronounce Galba (audio)
: a widely distributed genus of freshwater snails of the family Lymnaeidae that include important Old World hosts of a liver fluke of the genus Fasciola (F. hepatica) and that are sometimes considered indistinguishable from the genus Lymnaea compare fossaria

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