plural noun
Phrag·​moph·​o·​ra | \ fragˈmäf(ə)rə \

Definition of Phragmophora

in some classifications
: a suborder of Decapoda comprising the fossil belemnites and the surviving genus Spirula

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History and Etymology for Phragmophora

New Latin, from phragmo- (from Greek phragmos fence) + -phora

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“Phragmophora.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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