gonotheca

[ gon-uh-thee-kuh ]
/ ˌgɒn əˈθi kə /

noun, plural gon·o·the·cae [gon-uh-thee-see]. /ˌgɒn əˈθi si/. Zoology.

the part of the perisarc covering a gonangium.

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Origin of gonotheca

First recorded in 1860–65; gono- + theca

OTHER WORDS FROM gonotheca

gon·o·the·cal, adjective
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