obelia

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noun obe·lia \ō-ˈbēl-yə\

Definition of obelia

  1. :  any of a genus (Obelia) of small colonial marine hydroids with colonies branched like trees

Origin and Etymology of obelia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1868


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