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cnidophore

[ nahy-duh-fawr, -fohr ]
/ ˈnaɪ dəˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr /
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noun Zoology.
a part or organ bearing cnidoblasts.
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Origin of cnidophore

First recorded in 1885–90; cnido- + -phore

OTHER WORDS FROM cnidophore

cni·doph·o·rous [nahy-dof-er-uhs], /naɪˈdɒf ər əs/, adjective

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