zooplankter

noun
zoo·​plank·​ter | \ ˈzō-ə-ˌplaŋ(k)-tər How to pronounce zooplankter (audio) \

Definition of zooplankter

: a planktonic animal

First Known Use of zooplankter

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zooplankter

zoo- + plankter

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“Zooplankter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zooplankter. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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