Lucernaria

noun
Lu·​cer·​nar·​ia | \ ˌlüsərˈna(a)rēə \

Definition of Lucernaria

: a widely distributed genus (the type of the family Lucernariidae) of north Atlantic littoral sessile or creeping scyphozoan jellyfishes that have a bell-shaped body prolonged at the margin into eight lobes each with a group of short tentacles

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Other Words from Lucernaria

lucernarian \ ¦⸗⸗¦na(a)rēən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Lucernaria

New Latin, from Latin lucerna lamp + New Latin -aria

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“Lucernaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lucernaria. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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