Definition of Loricifera in English:

Loricifera

Syllabification: Lor·i·cif·er·a
Pronunciation: /ˌlôriˈsifərə
 
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Zoology
A minor phylum of minute marine invertebrates (genus Nanaloricus), resembling rotifers and living in gravel.

Origin

modern Latin (plural), from Latin lorica 'breastplate' + ferre 'to bear'.

Derivatives

loriciferan

noun & adjective

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