from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A Linnæan genus of parasitic Entomostraca, -- the same as the family Lernæidæ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of Lernæidæ, formerly regarded as belonging to the group of nematoid intestinal worms. The male of L. branchialis is 2 or 3 millimeters long, the female twice as large. Also Lernea.


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