fucoid

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adjective

fu·​coid ˈfyü-ˌkȯid How to pronounce fucoid (audio)
: relating to or resembling the rockweeds

fucoid

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noun

: a fucoid seaweed or fossil

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

New Latin Fucus, from Latin

First Known Use

Adjective

1839, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1841, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fucoid was in 1839

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“Fucoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fucoid. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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