confervoid

adjective

con·​fer·​void
kənˈfərˌvȯid
: resembling confervae especially in being made up of branching filaments
used chiefly of algae

Word History

Etymology

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 14 Jul. 2024.

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