: a small genus of red algae closely related to Gloiosiphonia and furnishing a glue see funori, glue plant

Word History


New Latin, from gloeo- + -peltis (probably from Greek peltē small shield); probably akin to Latin pellis skin (skin)

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“Gloiopeltis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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