Limnetis

noun Lim·ne·tis \limˈnētə̇s\

Definition of Limnetis

  1. :  a genus of phyllopod crustaceans (order Conchostraca) including numerous small almost spherical forms that have only the first pair of feet in the male provided with a clasping organ

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Origin and Etymology of limnetis

New Latin, from Greek limnētis, feminine of limnētēs living in marshes, from limnē marshy lake


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