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urochordate

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noun uro·chor·date \ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈkȯr-dət, -ˌdāt\

Definition of urochordate

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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