No·​do·​sa·​ria | \ ˌnōdəˈsa(a)rēə \

Definition of Nodosaria

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

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Other Words from Nodosaria

nodosarian \ ¦⸗⸗¦sa(a)rēən \ adjective or noun
nodosaroid \ -​(a)ˌrȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Nodosaria

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

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“Nodosaria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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