Testacea

plural noun Tes·ta·cea \teˈstāsh(ē)ə\

Definition of Testacea

  1. :  an order of Rhizopoda containing forms (as of the genera Arcella and Difflugia) with an external test

testacean

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of testacea

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of testaceus covered with a shell


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