aglaozonia

noun ag·lao·zo·nia \ˌa-glē-ə-ˈzō-nyə, -nē-ə\

Definition of aglaozonia

  1. 1 plural -s :  the asexual stage of any brown alga of the genus Cutleria

  2. 2 capitalized, in former classifications :  a genus of brown algae comprising those having aglaozonia stages

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Origin and Etymology of aglaozonia

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


First Known Use: 1856


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