noun Pel·ve·tia \(ˈ)pel¦vēsh(ē)ə\

Definition of Pelvetia

  1. :  a genus of rockweeds (family Fucaceae) having a cylindrical branched thallus — see channeled wrack

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Origin and Etymology of pelvetia

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

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