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

Definition of Calycophora

  1. :  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


adjective or noun


noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of calycophora

New Latin, from calyc- + -phora

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