Molgula

noun
Mol·​gu·​la | \ ˈmälgyələ \

Definition of Molgula

: a cosmopolitan genus (the type of the family Molgulidae) of almost spherical ascidians with long siphons and a thin somewhat transparent tunic

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Other Words from Molgula

molgulid \ -​lə̇d \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Molgula

New Latin, from Greek molgos hide, skin + New Latin -ula; perhaps akin to Old High German malaha leather bag, Old Norse malr bag

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“Molgula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Molgula. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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