Nebalia

noun Ne·ba·lia \nəˈbālēə\

Definition of Nebalia

  1. :  a genus of small marine crustaceans (order Nebaliacea) having the body enclosed in a bivalved carapace, the thoracic feet leaflike, the abdominal feet biramous, and the abdomen composed of eight segments

nebalian

\-ēən\ adjective or noun

nebalioid

\-ēˌȯid\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of nebalia

New Latin


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