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