acanthopore

noun
acan·​tho·​pore | \ əˈkan(t)thəˌpō(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of acanthopore

: a tubular spine in some fossil bryozoans

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First Known Use of acanthopore

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acanthopore

acanth- + -pore

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“Acanthopore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acanthopore. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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