Malania

noun

Ma·​la·​nia
məˈlānēə
: a genus of living coelacanth fishes represented by a single specimen taken in shallow water north of Madagascar compare latimeria

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Daniel F. Malan †1959 South African political leader + New Latin -ia

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“Malania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Malania. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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