gonophore

noun

gon·​o·​phore ˈgä-nə-ˌfȯr How to pronounce gonophore (audio)
: an attached reproductive zooid of a hydroid colony

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First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gonophore was in 1859

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“Gonophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gonophore. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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