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bryozoan

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bryozoan

noun bryo·zo·an \ˌbrī-ə-ˈzō-ən\

Definition of BRYOZOAN

:  any of a phylum (Bryozoa) of aquatic mostly marine invertebrate animals that reproduce by budding and usually form permanently attached branched or mossy colonies
bryozoan adjective

Origin of BRYOZOAN

New Latin Bryozoa, from Greek bryon + New Latin -zoa
First Known Use: circa 1864

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