Li·ag·o·ra | \līˈagərə\

Definition of Liagora 

: a genus of marine red algae (family Helminthocladiaceae) characterized by the branched cylindrical thallus and by calcification of the gelatinous matrix so that it is often brittle and of a chalky texture

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History and Etymology for Liagora

New Latin, after Liagora, a nereid, from Greek Leiagorē

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