trocha

1 of 2

noun

tro·​cha
ˈtrōkə
variants or trochas
-kəs
plural trochas
: trocas

-trocha

2 of 2

noun combining form

-tro·​cha
‧trəkə
plural -trochas
-kəz
also -trochae
-rəˌkē
: creature or larva having (such) a ciliated band
actinotrocha

Word History

Etymology

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 29 Nov. 2022.

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