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polyzoan

  

      n  
      adj      another word for       bryozoan  
     (C19: from New Latin, Polyzoa class name, from poly- + -zoan, from Greek zoion an animal)  
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bryozoan  
      n  
1    any aquatic invertebrate animal of the phylum Bryozoa, forming colonies of polyps each having a ciliated feeding organ (lophophore),   (Popular name)    sea mat  
      adj  
2    of, relating to, or belonging to the Bryozoa,   (Also)    polyzoan, ectoproct         
     (C19: from Greek bruon moss + zoion animal)  


polyzoan         
      n  
      adj      another word for       bryozoan  
     (C19: from New Latin, Polyzoa class name, from poly- + -zoan, from Greek zoion an animal)  

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