plural noun

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

Word History


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

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“Trepostomata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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