noun sac·co·rhi·za \ˌsakəˈrīzə\

Definition of saccorhiza

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of marine brown algae (family Laminariaceae) having above the holdfast a swelling that resembles a bulb and is formed by whorls of tentacular outgrowths

  2. 2 plural -s :  sea furbelow

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Origin and Etymology of saccorhiza

New Latin, from sacc- + -rhiza

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