Meaning of noctiluca

noc•ti•lu•ca

Pronunciation: (nok"tu-l'ku), [key]
— pl. -cae
  1. a dinoflagellate of the genus Noctiluca, capable of producing light and, in groups, of causing a luminous appearance of the sea.
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