adolescaria

play
noun ad·o·les·car·ia \ˌa-də-ˌle-ˈska-rē-ə, -ˈsker-ē-\

Definition of adolescaria

plural

adolescariae

\ˌa-də-ˌle-ˈska-rē-ˌē, -ˈsker-ē-\ play or

adolescarias

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

adolescarial

\ˌa-də-ˌle-ˈska-rē-əl, -ˈsker-ē-\ play adjective

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Origin and Etymology of adolescaria

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


First Known Use: 1925


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