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glochid

[ gloh-kid ]
/ ˈgloʊ kɪd /
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noun
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

OTHER WORDS FROM glochid

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