limnoria

noun
lim·​no·​ria | \ ˌlimnəˈrīə \

Definition of limnoria

1 capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Limnoriidae) of isopod crustaceans that contains the gribble
2 plural -s : any isopod of the genus Limnoria

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History and Etymology for limnoria

New Latin, from Greek Limnōreia, one of the Nereids

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“Limnoria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/limnoria. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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