Meaning of LERNAEA in English

ˌlərˈnēə noun

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, feminine of Lernaeus Lernaean

: a genus (the type of the family Lernaeidae) of copepod crustaceans that in some stages are parasitic usually externally on fishes

• ler·nae·i·form -ēəˌfȯrm or ler·nae·oid -ēˌȯid adjective

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