[ ek-tuh-prokt ]
/ ˈɛk təˌprɒkt /
Save This Word!
bryozoan; formerly, one of two broad types of bryozoan.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of ectoproct
see origin at Ectoprocta
Words nearby ectoproct
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
British Dictionary definitions for ectoproct
/ (ˈɛktəʊˌprɒkt) /
another word for bryozoan
Word Origin for ectoproct
from ecto- + -proct, from Greek prōktos rectum
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012