Geodia

noun
Ge·​o·​dia | \ jēˈōdēə \

Definition of Geodia

: a genus (the type of the family Geodiidae) of large deep-sea sponges of the class Demospongiae with anchoring structures that resemble roots

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Other Words from Geodia

geodiid \ -​dēə̇d \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Geodia

New Latin, from Greek geōdēs earthlike + New Latin -ia

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“Geodia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Geodia. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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