auricularia

noun (1)
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plural auricularias\ -​əz \ also auriculariae\ -​rēˌē , -​rēˌī \

Definition of auricularia

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a free-swimming holothurian larva of which the body has short blunt lobes

Auricularia

noun (2)
Au·​ric·​u·​lar·​ia | \ ȯˌrikyəˈla(a)rēə \

Definition of Auricularia (Entry 2 of 2)

: the type genus of Auriculariaceae — see wood ear

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History and Etymology for auricularia

Noun (1)

New Latin, from auricula + -aria

Noun (2)

New Latin, from Latin auricula + New Latin -aria

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“Auricularia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/auricularia. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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