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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Origin and Etymology of leathesia

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


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