polyzoarium

noun
poly·​zo·​ar·​i·​um
variants: or less commonly polyzoary \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈzōərē \
plural polyzoaria\ ˌ⸗⸗⸗ˈ⸗rēə \ also polyzoaries\ ˌ⸗⸗ˈzōərēz \

Definition of polyzoarium

: a bryozoan colony or the supporting skeleton of such a colony

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History and Etymology for polyzoarium

polyzoarium from New Latin, from Polyzoa + -arium; polyzoary from New Latin Polyzoa + English -ary

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