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

molgulid

\-lə̇d\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of 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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