Pelvetia

noun

Pel·​ve·​tia
(ˈ)pel¦vēsh(ē)ə
: a genus of rockweeds (family Fucaceae) having a cylindrical branched thallus see channeled wrack

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Pelvet, 19th century French naturalist and physician + New Latin -ia

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“Pelvetia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pelvetia. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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