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- n. Plural form of bryozoon.
- n. Plural form of bryozoum.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A class of Molluscoidea, including minute animals which by budding form compound colonies; -- called also Polyzoa.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A name formerly given to the Polyzoa, from their resemblance to mosses. Ehrenberg, 1831. See Polyzoa.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. marine or freshwater animals that form colonies of zooids
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It was so unbelievably fantastic that he was flirting with me, but bryozoa was involved.
And Sean wiped the bryozoa residue from his hand across my stomach.
Sean hefted himself over the side with one arm, holding the bryozoa high in the other hand.
Saving me from Sean with bryozoa … that was a more iffy proposition.
He might chase me around the lake with the bryozoa, but at least it would be diluted.
I knew from experience that before you went swimming off a dock for the first time each summer, you needed to check the sides and the ladder carefully for bryozoa, colonies of slimy green critters that grew on hard surfaces underwater think coral, but gelatinous—shudder.
A handful of bryozoa rushed up at me from the lake.
Ugh, ugh, ugh, and the pendant moved as the bryozoa bobbed in the current.
“Pills,” Adam said in utter disgust, like I would say bryozoa or gelatin salad.
The fatigue from nearly drowning, touching bryozoa, being sobbed over by a couple of he-men, etc.
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