polyzoan

[pol-ee-zoh-uh n]

Origin of polyzoan

1855–60; < New Latin Polyzo(a) Polyzoa + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for polyzoan

polyzoan

noun, adjective
  1. another word for bryozoan

Word Origin for polyzoan

C19: from New Latin, Polyzoa class name, from poly- + -zoan, from Greek zoion an animal
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