"zoophyte" Definition

  1. v. i. Any one of numerous species of invertebrate animals which more or less resemble plants in appearance, or mode of growth, as the corals, gorgonians, sea anemones, hydroids, bryozoans, sponges, etc., especially any of those that form compound colonies having a branched or treelike form, as many corals and hydroids.
  2. v. i. Any one of the Zoophyta.

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Position in dictionary: 111623 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. i., v. i.,
Words that start with "zoophyte": 1
Words that end with "zoophyte": 1
Words that contain "zoophyte": 1
Next words in dictionary: zoophytic, zoophytical, zoophytoid, zoophytological, zoophytology
Previous words in dictionary: zoophyta, zoophorous, zoophoric, zoophite, zoophily

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