ad·​o·​les·​car·​ia | \ ˌa-də-ˌle-ˈska-rē-ə How to pronounce adolescaria (audio) , -ˈsker-ē-\
plural adolescariae\ ˌa-​də-​ˌle-​ˈska-​rē-​ˌē How to pronounce adolescariae (audio) , -​ˈsker-​ē-​ \ or adolescarias

Definition of adolescaria

: a late larval trematode or a developing trematode not yet attained to sexual maturity — compare marita, parthenita

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Other Words from adolescaria

adolescarial \ ˌa-​də-​ˌle-​ˈska-​rē-​əl How to pronounce adolescarial (audio) , -​ˈsker-​ē-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of adolescaria

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adolescaria

New Latin, from Latin adolescere + -aria (feminine of -arius -ary)

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