trocha

noun
tro·​cha | \ ˈtrōkə \
variants: or trochas \ -​kəs \
plural trochas

Definition of trocha

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: trocas
-tro·​cha | \ ‧trəkə \
plural -trochas\ -​kəz \ also -trochae\ -​rəˌkē \

Definition of -trocha (Entry 2 of 2)

: creature or larva having (such) a ciliated band actinotrocha

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History and Etymology for trocha

Noun

New Latin Trochus

Noun combining form

New Latin, from feminine singular of -trochus having (such) a ciliated band, from Greek trochos wheel

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“Trocha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trocha. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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