from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A member of the class Polyzoa; a polyzoan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) One of the individual zooids forming the compound organism of a polyzoan.
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- noun zoology A tiny animal that forms compound colonies.
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On being submitted to Mr. Robert Etheridge, the able Palaeontologist of the British Surveys, that gentleman found 8 species of corals, 1 echinoderm, 2 annelids, 3 cirrhipedes, 2 Crustacea, 64 moUusca (38 gasteropods, 25 bivalves, and 1 polyzoon) and 3 fishes.