Polypite : Definition

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Definitions of Polypite

Pronunciation : Pol"y*pite
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. (Zoöl.) (a) One of the feeding zooids, or polyps, of a coral, hydroid, or siphonophore; a hydranth. See Illust. of Campanularian. (b) Sometimes, the manubrium of a hydroid medusa.

2. (Paleon.)

Defn: A fossil coral.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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