hexamitid

adjective
hex·​am·​i·​tid | \ (ˈ)hek¦samətə̇d \

Definition of hexamitid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the genus Hexamita or family Hexamitidae

hexamitid

noun
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plural -s

Definition of hexamitid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a member of the genus Hexamita or family Hexamitidae

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History and Etymology for hexamitid

Adjective

New Latin Hexamitidae, family of zooflagellates, from Hexamita, type genus + -idae

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“Hexamitid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexamitid. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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