Leucifer

noun

Leu·​ci·​fer
ˈlüsəfə(r)
: a genus of free-swimming slender macruran crustaceans that is sometimes made the type of a distinct family

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, alteration (influenced by New Latin leuc-) of Latin lucifer morning star

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“Leucifer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Leucifer. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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