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Pronunciation of Conferva: Learn how to pronounce Conferva in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word conferva:

(plural) -vae (-viː) -vas
any of various threadlike green algae, esp any of the genus Tribonema, typically occurring in fresh water
Derived Forms
conˈferval adjective
conˈfervoid noun, adjective
Word Origin
C18: from Latin: a water plant, from confervēre to grow together, heal, literally: to seethe, from fervēre to boil; named with reference to its reputed healing properties