plural noun
Tha·​li·​a·​cea | \ ˌthālēˈāshēə \

Definition of Thaliacea

: a class of tunicates consisting of various aberrant free-swimming pelagic forms (as of the genera Salpa and Doliolum)

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Other Words from Thaliacea

thaliacean \ ¦⸗⸗¦āshən \ noun or adjective

History and Etymology for Thaliacea

New Latin, from Thalia + -acea

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“Thaliacea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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