plural noun
Gym·​no·​lae·​ma·​ta | \ -mətə \

Definition of Gymnolaemata

: a class or other division of Bryozoa comprising chiefly marine bryozoans with a circular lophophore about the mouth and including most recent and extinct forms — compare phylactolaemata

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Other Words from Gymnolaemata

gymnolaematous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗mətəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Gymnolaemata

New Latin, from gymn- + laem- (from Greek laimos throat, gullet) + -ata; probably akin to Greek laimos greedy

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About Gymnolaemata

Dictionary Entries Near Gymnolaemata




See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Gymnolaemata

Cite this Entry

“Gymnolaemata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!