noun es·cha·ra \ˈeskərə\

Definition of eschara

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of bryozoans (order Cheilostomata) that produce delicate colonies resembling various fragile corals

  2. 2 plural -s :  any bryozoan of the genus Eschara; also :  an erect 2-layered bryozoan colony


\-ˌrīn, -rə̇n\ adjective


\-ˌrȯid\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of eschara

New Latin, from Late Latin, scab, scar — more at scar

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