polyzoarium

[pol-ee-zoh-air-ee-uh m]
noun, plural pol·y·zo·ar·i·a [pol-ee-zoh-air-ee-uh] /ˌpɒl i zoʊˈɛər i ə/. Zoology.
  1. a bryozoan colony, or its supporting skeleton.

Origin of polyzoarium

From New Latin, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at poly-, -zoa, -arium
Related formspol·y·zo·ar·i·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for polyzoarium

polyzoarium

noun plural -ia (-ɪə)
  1. a colony of bryozoan animals or its supporting skeletal framework
Derived Formspolyzoarial, adjective
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