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favellidium

[ fav-uh-lid-ee-uhm ]
/ ˌfæv əˈlɪd i əm /
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noun, plural fav·el·lid·i·a [fav-uh-lid-ee-uh]. /ˌfæv əˈlɪd i ə/.

(in certain red algae) a cystocarp wholly or partly immersed in a frond.

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Origin of favellidium

From New Latin, dating back to 1855–60; see origin at favella, -idium
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