amoebid

noun
amoe·​bid
variants: or less commonly amebid \ -​bə̇d \
plural -s

Definition of amoebid

: an amoeba or amoebalike animal

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First Known Use of amoebid

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amoebid

New Latin amoeba, ameba + English -id

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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 25 Jan. 2021.

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