glaucothoe

noun

glau·​coth·​oe
glȯˈkäthəˌwē
plural -s
: a young hermit crab that has completed the swimming larval stages

Word History

Etymology

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 May. 2024.

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