lophophorate

noun

loph·​o·​phor·​ate
ˌlōfəˈfō(ə)rə̇t,
-fȯ(ə)r-,
ˌlä-
plural -s
: an invertebrate animal (such as a brachiopod, bryozoan, or phoronid) having a lophophore

Word History

Etymology

lophophore + -ate entry 1

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lophophorate was in 1959

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“Lophophorate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lophophorate. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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