Sertularia

noun

Ser·​tu·​lar·​ia
ˌsərchəˈla(a)rēə
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Sertularia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sertularia. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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