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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Origin and Etymology of 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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