Leathesia

noun
Lea·​the·​sia | \lēˈt͟hēzh(ē)ə\

Definition of Leathesia 

: a genus of brown algae of the family Corynophlaeaceae having a globose generally hollow convoluted and gelatinous thallus made up of radiating threads

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History and Etymology for Leathesia

New Latin, probably from the name Leathes + New Latin -ia

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