Glycera

noun
Glyc·​era | \ ˈglisərə \

Definition of Glycera

: a common widely distributed genus (the type of the family Glyceridae) of usually brightly colored burrowing marine polychaete worms having simple parapodia and an extremely large introvert armed with four chitinous jaws suggestive of hooks

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Other Words from Glycera

glycerid \ -​rə̇d \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Glycera

New Latin, from Latin Glycera (feminine proper name)

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Glycera

glyceraldehyde

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“Glycera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Glycera. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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