glaucothoe

noun
glau·​coth·​oe | \ glȯˈkäthəˌwē \
plural -s

Definition of glaucothoe

: a young hermit crab that has completed the swimming larval stages

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History and Etymology for glaucothoe

New Latin, perhaps irregular from Latin glaucus or Greek glaukos

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“Glaucothoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glaucothoe. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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