lophophyllid

adjective

loph·​o·​phyl·​lid
¦läfə¦filə̇d,
¦lōf-
variants or lophophyllidid
-lədə̇d,
-ˌdid
: of or relating to Lophophyllidium

Word History

Etymology

lophophyllid from New Latin Lophophyllidium; lophophyllidid irregular from New Latin Lophophyllidiidae (family of tetracorals including the genus Lophophyllidium), from Lophophyllidium, type genus + -idae

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“Lophophyllid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lophophyllid. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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