holothurian

noun ho·lo·thu·ri·an \ ˌhō-lə-ˈthu̇r-ē-ən , -ˈthyu̇r- , ˌhä- \

Definition of holothurian

holothurian

adjective

Origin and Etymology of holothurian

New Latin Holothuria, a sea cucumber genus (going back to Latin, plural of holothūrion, zoophyte-like sea creature of uncertain identity, borrowed from Greek holothoúrion, of obscure origin) + 1-an


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