[ zoh-air-ee-uhm ]

noun,plural zo·ar·i·a, zo·ar·i·ums.Biology.
  1. a collection of distinct, individual zooids that make up a compound or colonial organism.

  2. the supporting structure for a polyp colony; polyzoarium.

Origin of zoarium

First recorded in 1880–85; zo- + -arium

Other words from zoarium

  • zo·ar·i·al, adjective

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