ophiuroid

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noun ophi·u·roid \ˌō-fē-ˈyu̇r-ˌȯid, ˌä-\

Definition of ophiuroid

ophiuroid

adjective

Origin and Etymology of ophiuroid

New Latin Ophiuroidea, group name, from Ophiura, genus name, from Greek ophis + oura tail — more at ass


First Known Use: circa 1879


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