Monticulipora

noun
Mon·​ti·​cu·​lip·​ora | \ ˌmäntəkyəˈlipərə \

Definition of Monticulipora

: a genus of fossil bryozoans forming massive zoaria similar to coral and composed of polygonal mostly thin-walled zooecia and represented by numerous species in the Ordovician and extending into the Silurian

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Other Words from Monticulipora

monticuliporidean \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦⸗⸗¦ridēən \ adjective or noun
monticuliporoid \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦⸗⸗ˌrȯid \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Monticulipora

New Latin, from Late Latin monticulus + New Latin -pora

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“Monticulipora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Monticulipora. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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