Phora

noun Pho·ra \ ˈfōrə \

Definition of Phora

:a genus of small flies that is the type of the family Phoridae

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Origin and Etymology of phora

New Latin, from Greek phōr thief; akin to Latin fur thief


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-phora

noun combining form -pho·ra \ f(ə)rə \

Definition of -phora

plural -phora
:organism bearing a (specified) structure
  • Cladophora
:organisms bearing a (specified) structure
  • Ctenophora

Origin and Etymology of -phora

New Latin, from feminine singular & neuter plural of -phorus


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-phora

Definition of -phora


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