Tabellaria

noun Tab·el·lar·ia \ˌtabəˈla(a)rēə\

Definition of Tabellaria

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

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Origin and Etymology of tabellaria

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


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