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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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