Pennaria

noun Pen·nar·ia \pəˈna(a)rēə\

Definition of Pennaria

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Pennaridae) comprising gymnoblastic hydroids in which the hydranth has a basal whorl of ten to twelve tentacles with a number of short knobbed tentacles on the hypostome

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Origin and Etymology of pennaria

New Latin, perhaps from Latin penna feather, wing + New Latin -aria


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