Lemanea

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 4 Feb. 2023.

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