polyzoarium

[ pol-ee-zoh-air-ee-uhm ]
/ ˌpɒl i zoʊˈɛər i əm /

noun, plural pol·y·zo·ar·i·a [pol-ee-zoh-air-ee-uh]. /ˌpɒl i zoʊˈɛər i ə/. Zoology.

a bryozoan colony, or its supporting skeleton.

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Origin of polyzoarium

From New Latin, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at poly-, -zoa, -arium

OTHER WORDS FROM polyzoarium

pol·y·zo·ar·i·al, adjective

Words nearby polyzoarium

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British Dictionary definitions for polyzoarium

polyzoarium
/ (ˌpɒlɪzəʊˈɛərɪəm) /

noun plural -ia (-ɪə)

a colony of bryozoan animals or its supporting skeletal framework

Derived forms of polyzoarium

polyzoarial, adjective
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