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glochid

[gloh-kid]
noun
  1. a short hair, bristle, or spine having a barbed tip.
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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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