Lemanea

noun
Le·​man·​ea | \ ləˈmanēə \

Definition of Lemanea

: a genus of dull gray or greenish red algae (order Nemalionales) whose filaments form solid or hollow cylinders in tufts in swift waters

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History and Etymology for Lemanea

New Latin, from M. Leman, 18th century French botanist

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“Lemanea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lemanea. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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