doo·​dia | \ ˈdüdēə \

Definition of doodia

1 capitalized : a small genus of Asian and Australasian ferns (family Polypodiaceae) with curved sori in rows between the margin and midrib of the frond segments
2 plural doodiae\ -​ēˌē \ : any plant of the genus Doodia

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History and Etymology for doodia

New Latin, from Samuel Doody †1706 English botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Doodia.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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