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favellidium

fav·el·lid·i·um
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fav-uh-lid-ee-uh m]
    • /ˌfæv əˈlɪd i əm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fav-uh-lid-ee-uh m]
    • /ˌfæv əˈlɪd i əm/

Definition of favellidium word

  • noun plural favellidium (in certain red algae) a cystocarp wholly or partly immersed in a frond. 1

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Origin of favellidium

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
From New Latin, dating back to 1855-60; See origin at favella, -idium

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Parts of speech for Favellidium

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

favellidium popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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