Striaria

noun

Stri·​ar·​ia
strēˈa(a)rēə
: a genus (the type of the family Striariaceae) of hollow filamentous brown algae of the north Atlantic having the filaments commonly tapering to either extremity

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin stria hollow + New Latin -aria

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“Striaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Striaria. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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