alima

noun al·i·ma \ˈaləmə\

Definition of alima

plural

-s

  1. :  the newly hatched larva of certain stomatopod crustaceans

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Origin and Etymology of alima

New Latin, from Alima, in older classifications a genus of crustaceans, irregular from Greek halimos of the sea, from hals sea


First Known Use: 1828


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