Calycophora

plural noun

Ca·​ly·​coph·​o·​ra
ˌkāləˈkäfərə,
-al-
: a suborder of Siphonophora containing forms having a long stem with the zooids arranged along it and one or more swimming bells but no air sac near its upper end
calycophoran
¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗rən
adjective or noun
calycophore
ˈ⸗lə̇kəˌfō(ə)r
noun
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from calyc- + -phora

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“Calycophora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Calycophora. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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