Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

euglenoid

play
noun eu·gle·noid \-ˌnȯid\

Definition of euglenoid

  1. :  any of a taxon (Euglenoidina or Euglenophyta) of varied flagellates (as a euglena) that are typically green or colorless stigma-bearing solitary microorganisms with one or two flagella emerging from a well-defined gullet

euglenoid adjective


1885

First Known Use of euglenoid

1885


Medical Dictionary

euglenoid

play play
noun eu·gle·noid \yü-ˈglē-ˌnȯid, ˈyü-glə-\

Medical Definition of euglenoid

  1. :  any flagellate of the order Euglenida

euglenoid adjective



Learn More about euglenoid

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "euglenoid"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up euglenoid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by grandiloquent style

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

reduce soothe perplex disapprove
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ