tornaria

[ tawr-nair-ee-uh ]
/ tɔrˈnɛər i ə /
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noun, plural tor·nar·i·as, tor·nar·i·ae [tawr-nair-ee-ee] /tɔrˈnɛər iˌi/.

the ciliated, free-swimming larva of certain hemichordates.

Nearby words

  1. torn,
  2. torn between, be,
  3. tornadic,
  4. tornado,
  5. tornado belt,
  6. torne,
  7. torngat mountains,
  8. tornillo,
  9. tornio,
  10. tornwaldt's abscess

Origin of tornaria

1885–90; < New Latin, equivalent to Latin torn(us) lathe (< Greek tórnos) + -āria -aria

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