Pilularia

noun
Pil·​u·​la·​ria | \ ˌpilyəˈla(a)rēə \

Definition of Pilularia

: a widely distributed genus of small aquatic pteridophytic plants (family Marsileaceae) having filiform fronds and globose sporocarps — see pillwort

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History and Etymology for Pilularia

New Latin, from Latin pilula little ball + New Latin -aria

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“Pilularia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pilularia. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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