plural noun
Trep·​o·​sto·​ma·​ta | \ ˌtrepəˈstōmətə \

Definition of Trepostomata

: an order of Bryozoa (class Gymnolaemata) comprising Paleozoic forms resembling corals and having conical or prismatic zooecial tubes with flat or curved partitions

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trepostome \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌstōm \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Trepostomata

New Latin, from Greek trepein to turn + New Latin -o- + -stomata

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“Trepostomata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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