peridinian

adjective
peri·​din·​i·​an
variants: or peridinial \ -​inēəl \

Definition of peridinian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Peridiniidae

peridinian

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of peridinian (Entry 2 of 2)

: a dinoflagellate of the family Peridiniidae broadly : dinoflagellate

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History and Etymology for peridinian

Adjective

New Latin Peridinium peridinium + -an entry 2 or -al entry 1

Noun

noun derivative of peridinian entry 1

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“Peridinian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peridinian. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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