[fav-uh-lid-ee-uh m]

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.

Nearby words

  1. fava bean,
  2. fave,
  3. favela,
  4. favelado,
  5. favella,
  6. faveolate,
  7. faveolus,
  8. favicon,
  9. favid,
  10. favism

Origin of favellidium

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

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