Definition of Loricifera in English:

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Loricifera

Pronunciation: /ˌlôriˈsifərə/
Zoology
A minor phylum of minute marine invertebrates (genus Nanaloricus), resembling rotifers and living in gravel.

Derivatives

loriciferan

noun& adjective

Origin

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

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Lor·i·cif·er·a

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