metridium

metridium
/mi trid"ee euhm/, n.
any sea anemone of the genus Metridium, common in cooler waters of the Northern Hemisphere.
[ < NL (1815), n. use of neut. of metridius having a womb, fruitful < Gk metrídios, deriv. of métra womb]

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