aglaozonia

noun

ag·​lao·​zo·​nia
ˌa-glē-ə-ˈzō-nyə,
-nē-ə
1
plural -s : the asexual stage of any brown alga of the genus Cutleria
2
capitalized in former classifications : a genus of brown algae comprising those having aglaozonia stages

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek aglaos + zōnē belt + New Latin -ia

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of aglaozonia was in 1856

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“Aglaozonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aglaozonia. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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