The sermon was not exactly "Greek" to them, but it was all "zoophyte."
They consist of a cluster of rocks, formed by the zoophyte, or coral worm.
Z is a zoophyte, whose heart's in his head,And whose head's in his turn—rudimentary Z!
This bivalve is only known to inhabit the Indian Ocean, where it fixes itself to a zoophyte, known by the name Gorgonia.
I suppose in this dark cave, where neither seaweed nor zoophyte exists, there is no such thing.
In complexity, our large civilized nations as much exceed primitive savage tribes, as a vertebrate animal does a zoophyte.
In complexity, our large civilized nations as much exceed primitive savage tribes, as a mammal does a zoophyte.
The box pulled out of the hatch, the sea-gods threw up the sponge, that zoophyte being handy.
The zoophyte fixes itself upon the rocks on the sea shore, and covers itself with sand.
Several questions arise here: Has the zoophyte sentiment, feeling, perception?