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fucoid

[ fyoo-koid ]
/ ˈfyu kɔɪd /
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adjective

resembling or related to seaweeds of the genusFucus.

noun

a fucoid seaweed.

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Origin of fucoid

First recorded in 1830–40; fuc(us) + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for fucoid

fucoid
/ (ˈfjuːkɔɪd) /

adjective Also: fucoidal, fucous (ˈfjuːkəs)

of, relating to, or resembling seaweeds of the genus Fucus

noun

any seaweed of the genus Fucus
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