Nodosaria

noun No·do·sa·ria \ˌnōdəˈsa(a)rēə\

Definition of Nodosaria

  1. :  a genus of foraminiferans having the shell composed of chambers arranged in a straight or gently curved line

nodosarian

adjective or noun

nodosaroid

\-(a)ˌrȯid\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of nodosaria

New Latin, from Latin nodosus knotty + New Latin -aria


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