sacculina

noun sac·cu·li·na \ ˌsakyəˈlīnə , -lēnə \

Definition of sacculina

1 capitalized :a genus of parasitic barnacles (order Rhizocephala)
2 plural -s :any parasite of the genus Sacculina

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Origin and Etymology of sacculina

New Latin, from sacculus + -ina


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