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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See bryozoan.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to polyzoa
  • n. A polyzoon
  • n. A member of a polyzoan colony

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any species of Polyzoa; one of the Polyzoa.
  • n. A polyzoön.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of many zoöids, polypides, or persons in one compound or colonial aggregate; specifically, pertaining to the Polyzoa, or having their characters; bryozoan.
  • n. A member of the Polyzoa; a polyzoön.
  • n. An individual element of a compound polyzoön; a polypide.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding

Etymologies

From New Latin Polyzōa, phylum name : poly- + -zōa, pl. of -zōon; see -zoon.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From polyzoa + -an (Wiktionary)

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