plumularia

noun
plu·​mu·​lar·​ia | \ ˌplümyəˈla(a)rēə \

Definition of plumularia

1 capitalized : the type genus of Plumulariidae comprising hydrozoans with sessile zooids arranged on only one side of each branching plumose stem
2 plural -s : any hydrozoan of the genus Plumularia : plume hydroid

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Other Words from plumularia

plumularian \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗rēən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for plumularia

New Latin, from Latin plumula small soft feather + New Latin -aria

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“Plumularia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plumularia. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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