Laurencia

noun
Lau·​ren·​cia | \ lȯˈren(t)sēə, -nchə \

Definition of Laurencia

: a genus of mostly flattened leathery red algae (family Rhodomelaceae) — see pepper dulse

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History and Etymology for Laurencia

New Latin, from M. de la Laurencie, 19th century French naturalist + New Latin -ia

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“Laurencia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Laurencia. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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