Geryonia

noun
Ger·​y·​o·​nia | \ ˌjerēˈōnēə \

Definition of Geryonia

: a genus of craspedote medusae having six simple radial canals with corresponding tentacles

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History and Etymology for Geryonia

New Latin, from Geryon (monster of Greco-Roman mythology having three bodies and powerful wings, from Latin, from Greek Gēryōn) + New Latin -ia

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“Geryonia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Geryonia. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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