tornaria

noun
tor·​nar·​ia | \tȯ(r)ˈna(a)rēə\

Definition of tornaria 

1 plural tornarias or tornariae\-​ēˌē\ : a free-swimming larva that resembles a bipinnaria and is the immature form of an acorn worm or a closely related enteropneust

2 capitalized : any of various larval enteropneusts of which the adult is unknown used as if a generic name Tornaria alba

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tornarian \(ˈ)⸗¦⸗rēən \ adjective

History and Etymology for tornaria

New Latin, from Latin tornus lathe, chisel + New Latin -aria

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