sertularian

[sur-choo-lair-ee-uh n]

Origin of sertularian

1840–50; < New Latin Sertulari(a) genus name (Latin sertul(a), diminutive of serta wreath + -āria -aria) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for sertularian

sertularian

noun
  1. any of various hydroid coelenterates of the genus Sertularia, forming feathery colonies of long branched stems bearing stalkless paired polyps

Word Origin for sertularian

C18: from New Latin Sertulāria, from Latin sertula diminutive of serta a garland
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