Polyzoary

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Polyzoary (Zoöl) The compound organism of a polyzoan.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n polyzoary The polypary or polypidom of a polyzoan; a colony of polypides; a compound or aggregate polyzoan; a polyzoal cœnœcium.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Polyzoary the polypary or polypidom of a polyzoan
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. polys, many, zōon, an animal.

Usage

In literature:

Polyzoary divided into distinct internodes by flexible articulations.
"Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1." by John MacGillivray
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