from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as moniliform.
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-- Gelatinous plants growing in fresh water, or in damp situations among mosses, etc.; of soft or almost leathery substance, consisting of variously curled or twisted necklace-shaped filaments, colorless or green, composed of simple, or in some stages double rows of cells, contained in a gelatinous matrix of definite form, or heaped together without order in a gelatinous mass.
They arrived there six days later, anchoring in the spacious, necklace-shaped lagoon, with its crystal clear water.