glochid

[ gloh-kid ]
/ ˈgloʊ kɪd /

noun

a short hair, bristle, or spine having a barbed tip.

Nearby words

  1. globulinuria,
  2. globus,
  3. globus hystericus,
  4. globus pallidus,
  5. glocal,
  6. glochidium,
  7. glock,
  8. glockenspiel,
  9. glogg,
  10. glom

Also glo·chis [gloh-kis] /ˈgloʊ kɪs/.

Origin of glochid

1880–90; < Greek glōchid-, stem of glōchís arrow point

Related formsglo·chid·i·ate [gloh-kid-ee-it, -eyt] /gloʊˈkɪd i ɪt, -ˌeɪt/, adjective

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