: a genus of pinnate diatoms (family Tabellariaceae) united in zigzag often fixed colonies and often causing in water odors suggestive of fish or geraniums

Word History


New Latin, from feminine of Latin tabellarius relating to tablets, from tabella tablet + -arius -ary

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“Tabellaria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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