Glycera

noun Glyc·era \ˈglisərə\

Definition of Glycera

  1. :  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

glycerid

\-rə̇d\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of glycera

New Latin, from Latin Glycera (feminine proper name)


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