Ne·​ba·​lia | \ nəˈbālēə \

Definition of Nebalia

: a genus of small marine crustaceans (order Nebaliacea) having the body enclosed in a bivalved carapace, the thoracic feet leaflike, the abdominal feet biramous, and the abdomen composed of eight segments

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Other Words from Nebalia

nebalian \ -​ēən \ adjective or noun
nebalioid \ -​ēˌȯid \ adjective or noun

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“Nebalia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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