amoebid

noun

amoe·​bid
variants or less commonly amebid
-bə̇d
plural -s
: an amoeba or amoebalike animal

Word History

Etymology

New Latin amoeba, ameba + English -id

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amoebid was in 1902

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“Amoebid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amoebid. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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