plural noun
Rhi·​zo·​ta | \ rīˈzōtə \

Definition of Rhizota

in some classifications
: an order of rotifers that when adult are attached by the truncated end of the tail

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Other Words from Rhizota

rhizote \ ˈrīˌzōt \ adjective
rhizotic \ (ˈ)rī¦zōtik , -​zät-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for Rhizota

New Latin, irregular from Greek rhizoun to cause to strike root

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“Rhizota.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhizota. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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