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  1. Lernaea(noun)

    a Linnaean genus of parasitic Entomostraca, -- the same as the family Lernaeidae

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. L. Lernaeus Lernan, fr. Lerna, Gr. Le`rnh, a forest and marsh near Argos, the mythological abode of the hydra.]


  1. Lernaea

    Lernaea is a genus of copepod crustaceans commonly called anchor worms, parasitic on freshwater fishes. They mate during the last free-swimming stage of development. After mating, the female burrows into the flesh of a fish and transforms into an unsegmented, wormlike form, usually with a portion hanging from the fish's body.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lernaea in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lernaea in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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