doodia

noun

doo·​dia
ˈdüdēə
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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Doodia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doodia. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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