plural noun Cel·le·por·i·dae \ˌseləˈpȯrəˌdē\

Definition of Celleporidae

  1. :  a family of bryozoans resembling coral, having tubular calcareous zooecia with terminal openings, and forming erect or encrusting colonies

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Origin and Etymology of celleporidae

New Latin, from Cellepora, type genus (irregular from Latin cella cell + New Latin -pora) + -idae

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