fucoid

[ fyoo-koid ]
/ ˈfyu kɔɪd /

adjective

resembling or related to seaweeds of the genus Fucus.

noun

a fucoid seaweed.

Nearby words

  1. fucking,
  2. fucking a,
  3. fuckoff,
  4. fuckup,
  5. fuckwit,
  6. fucose,
  7. fucosidosis,
  8. fucoxanthin,
  9. fucus,
  10. fud

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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