eozoon

noun
eo·​zo·​on | \ ˌēəˈzōˌän \
plural eozoons\ -​nz \ or eozoa\ -​ōə \

Definition of eozoon

: a banded arrangement of various ophicalcites associated with the Grenville series of Canada and formerly regarded as the remains of an animal (Eozoon canadense) related to the existing Foraminifera

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Other Words from eozoon

eozoonal \ ¦ēə¦zōənᵊl \ adjective

History and Etymology for eozoon

New Latin, from eo- + -zoon

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“Eozoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eozoon. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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