Sertularia

noun Ser·tu·lar·ia \ˌsərchəˈla(a)rēə\

Definition of Sertularia

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Sertulariidae) of delicate branching calyptoblastic hydroids having small sessile hydrothecae arranged bilaterally along the sides of the branches

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Origin and Etymology of sertularia

New Latin, from Latin sertula (campana) melilot (diminutive of serta, garland, melilot, from feminine of sertus, past participle of serere to entwine, bind together) + New Latin -aria — more at series


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