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noun (1)

plural auricularias
also auriculariae
: a free-swimming holothurian larva of which the body has short blunt lobes


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noun (2)

: the type genus of Auriculariaceae see wood ear

Word History


Noun (1)

New Latin, from auricula + -aria

Noun (2)

New Latin, from Latin auricula + New Latin -aria

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“Auricularia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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