difflugia

noun
dif·​flu·​gia | \ də̇flüjēə \

Definition of difflugia

1 capitalized : a genus of protozoans related to Amoeba but having an ovoid shell of cemented sand grains
2 plural -s : any protozoan of the genus Difflugia

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History and Etymology for difflugia

New Latin, irregular from Latin diffluere + New Latin -ia

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“Difflugia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/difflugia. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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