Lucernaria

noun Lu·cer·nar·ia \ˌlüsərˈna(a)rēə\

Definition of Lucernaria

  1. :  a widely distributed genus (the type of the family Lucernariidae) of north Atlantic littoral sessile or creeping scyphozoan jellyfishes that have a bell-shaped body prolonged at the margin into eight lobes each with a group of short tentacles

lucernarian

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of lucernaria

New Latin, from Latin lucerna lamp + New Latin -aria


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