Thaliacea

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

Definition of Thaliacea

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

thaliacean

noun or adjective

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Origin and Etymology of thaliacea

New Latin, from Thalia + -acea


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