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metridium

[mi-trid-ee-uh m] /mɪˈtrɪd i əm/
noun
1.
any sea anemone of the genus Metridium, common in cooler waters of the Northern Hemisphere.
Origin
< New Latin (1815), noun use of neuter of metridius having a womb, fruitful < Greek mētrídios, derivative of mḗtra womb
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