acanthopore

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

acantho +‎ -pore (opening)[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

acanthopore (plural acanthopores)

  1. (paleontology) A tubular spine in some bryozoans. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], →ISBN)