Definitions

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

  • n. See bryozoan.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bryozoan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a bryozoan.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A moss-animalcule.

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

Calque of Bryozoa, which is from Ancient Greek βρύον (bruon, "moss") + ζῷα (zōa), plural of ζῷον (zōon, "animal") (Wiktionary)

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