Definitions for fucoidˈfyu kɔɪd
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resembling or related to seaweeds of the genus
(n.)a fucoid seaweed.
Origin of fucoid:
a fossilized cast or impression of algae of the order Fucales
fucoid, fucoid algae(noun)
any of various algae of the family Fucaceae
A fucoid seaweed.
Resembling or relating to seaweeds of the genus Fucus.
Of sandstone: containing seaweed-like markings.
properly, belonging to an order of alga: (Fucoideae) which are blackish in color, and produce oospores which are not fertilized until they have escaped from the conceptacle. The common rockweeds and the gulfweed (Sargassum) are fucoid in character
in a vague sense, resembling seaweeds, or of the nature of seaweeds
a plant, whether recent or fossil, which resembles a seaweed. See Fucoid, a
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