Silicoflagellata

plural noun
Sil·​i·​co·​flagellata | \ "+ \

Definition of Silicoflagellata

in some classifications
: a group of marine flagellates formerly classified among the radiolarians but now usually constituting a family of the order Chrysomonadina and having one or two flagella, a definite nucleus, and a spiny siliceous skeleton like that of a radiolarian

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Other Words from Silicoflagellata

silicoflagellate \ "+ \ noun

History and Etymology for Silicoflagellata

New Latin, from silic- + flagellata, neuter plural of flagellatus flagellate

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“Silicoflagellata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Silicoflagellata. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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