graptolitoidea

\\-lə̇ˈtȯidēə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Graptolitus, genus of Graptolitoidea (alteration of Graptolithus, from Greek graptos painted, written + lithos stone) + -oidea
: a group of extinct animals of uncertain systematic rank and position formerly regarded as a division of Hydrozoa but now often placed in the Bryozoa or even associated with the pterobranchs in Hemichordata — see graptolite

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  • graptolitoidea — grap·to·li·toi·dea …   English syllables

  • graptolithida — ˌgraptəˈlithədə Etymology: New Latin, from Graptolithus + ida synonym of graptolitoidea …   Useful english dictionary

  • graptolithina — p(ˌ)tōlə̇ˈthīnə, thēnə Etymology: New Latin, from Graptolithus + ina synonym of graptolitoidea …   Useful english dictionary

  • graptozoa — ˌgraptəˈzōə Etymology: New Latin, from Greek graptos written, painted + New Latin zoa synonym of graptolitoidea …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhabdophora — rabˈdäfərə Etymology: New Latin, from rhabd + phora synonym of graptolitoidea * * * Rhabdophˈora plural noun The graptolites • • • Main Entry: ↑rhabdus …   Useful english dictionary

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