Grinnellia

noun

Grin·​nel·​lia
grə̇ˈnelēə,
-lyə
: a genus related to Delesseria and comprising red algae with lanceolate fronds often 18 inches or more in length

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Henry Grinnell †1874 American merchant + New Latin -ia

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“Grinnellia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Grinnellia. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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