: 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
adjective or noun

Word History


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

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“Lucernaria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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