follow Dictionary.com

9 Grammatical Pitfalls

choanoflagellate

[koh-uh-noh-flaj-uh-leyt] /ˌkoʊ ə noʊˈflædʒ əˌleɪt/
noun, Zoology
1.
any flagellate of the genera Monosiga and Proterospongia, having a protoplasmic collar encircling the base of the flagellum.
Origin of choanoflagellate
1895-1900
1895-1900; < New Latin Choanoflagellata name of the order. See choanocyte, flagellata
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for choanoflagellate

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for choanoflagellate

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for choanoflagellate