Phora

noun Pho·ra \ˈfōrə\

Definition of Phora

  1. :  a genus of small flies that is the type of the family Phoridae

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Origin and Etymology of phora

New Latin, from Greek phōr thief; akin to Latin fur thief — more at furtive


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-phora

noun combining form -pho·ra \f(ə)rə\

Definition of -phora

plural

-phora

  1. :  organism bearing a (specified) structure Cladophora :  organisms bearing a (specified) structure Ctenophora

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Origin and Etymology of -phora

New Latin, from feminine singular & neuter plural of -phorus


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-phora

Pho·ra

Definition of -phora

  1. plural of -phorum

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