plural noun
Ca·​ly·​coph·​o·​ra | \ ˌkāləˈkäfərə, -al- \

Definition of Calycophora

: 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

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Other Words from Calycophora

calycophoran \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗rən \ adjective or noun
calycophore \ ˈ⸗lə̇kəˌfō(ə)r \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for Calycophora

New Latin, from calyc- + -phora

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“Calycophora.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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