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metridium

[mi-trid-ee-uh m] /mɪˈtrɪd i əm/
noun
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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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  • Its name is metridium something or other; I forget the rest of it.

    The Lucky Seventh Ralph Henry Barbour
  • A metridium marginatum, the most common sea-anemone of this coast, was taken here which measured six inches in diameter.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide Augusta Foote Arnold

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