sacculina

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

Definition of sacculina

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of parasitic barnacles (order Rhizocephala)

  2. 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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