confervoid

adjective
con·​fer·​void | \ kənˈfərˌvȯid \

Definition of confervoid

: resembling confervae especially in being made up of branching filaments used chiefly of algae

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History and Etymology for confervoid

International Scientific Vocabulary conferv- (from New Latin Conferva) + -oid

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“Confervoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/confervoid. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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