urochordate


uro·chor·date

noun \ˌyr-ə-ˈkr-dət, -ˌdāt\

Definition of UROCHORDATE

:  tunicate
urochordate adjective

Origin of UROCHORDATE

New Latin Urochordata, former group name, from 2ur- + chordatus having a notochord, from chorda notochord, from Latin, string, cord — more at cord
First Known Use: 1948

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