zooplankter

noun

zoo·​plank·​ter ˈzō-ə-ˌplaŋ(k)-tər How to pronounce zooplankter (audio)
: a planktonic animal

Word History

Etymology

zoo- + plankter

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of zooplankter was in 1935

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Cite this Entry

“Zooplankter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zooplankter. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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