protozoon

noun
pro·​to·​zo·​on | \ ˌprō-tə-ˈzō-ˌän How to pronounce protozoon (audio) \
plural protozoa\ ˌprō-​tə-​ˈzō-​ə How to pronounce protozoa (audio) \

Definition of protozoon

First Known Use of protozoon

circa 1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for protozoon

New Latin, from singular of Protozoa

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The first known use of protozoon was circa 1853

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“Protozoon.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protozoon. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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protozoon

noun
pro·​to·​zo·​on | \ ˌprōt-ə-ˈzō-ˌän How to pronounce protozoon (audio) \
plural protozoa

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