Oikopleura

noun
Oi·​ko·​pleu·​ra | \ ˌȯikəˈplu̇rə\

Definition of Oikopleura

: a cosmopolitan genus of small tunicates (class Larvacea) with egg-shaped body and long tail

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History and Etymology for Oikopleura

New Latin, from ec- entry 2 + -pleura

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