[ mi-trid-ee-uh m ]
/ mɪˈtrɪd i əm /
any sea anemone of the genus Metridium, common in cooler waters of the Northern Hemisphere.
Origin of metridium
< New Latin (1815), noun use of neuter of metridius having a womb, fruitful < Greek mētrídios, derivative of mḗtra womb
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