fucoid

adjective
fu·​coid | \ˈfyü-ˌkȯid \

Definition of fucoid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to or resembling the rockweeds

fucoid

noun

Definition of fucoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a fucoid seaweed or fossil

First Known Use of fucoid

Adjective

1839, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fucoid

Adjective

New Latin Fucus, from Latin

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