Confervoid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Confervoid Like, or related to, the confervae.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • confervoid In botany, resembling a conferva; consisting of slender green filaments.
    • n confervoid An alga of the group Confervoideæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Conferva, + -oid,

Usage

In literature:

The confervoid growth is best kept down by the common water-snail, several of which should be kept in the aquarium.
"The Swan and Her Crew" by George Christopher Davies
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