Hydroides

noun
Hy·​droi·​des | \ hīˈdrȯi(ˌ)dēz \

Definition of Hydroides

: a genus of tube-dwelling marine polychaete worms frequently present in the fouling of ship bottoms

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History and Etymology for Hydroides

New Latin, probably from Hydra (genus of polyps) + -oides (from Latin -oides -oid)

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“Hydroides.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hydroides. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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