Gloiopeltis

noun Gloi·o·pel·tis \ˌglȯiōˈpeltə̇s\

Definition of Gloiopeltis

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

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Origin and Etymology of gloiopeltis

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


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