What does fucoid mean?

Definitions for fucoidˈfyu kɔɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fucoid(noun)

    a fossilized cast or impression of algae of the order Fucales

  2. fucoid, fucoid algae(noun)

    any of various algae of the family Fucaceae


  1. fucoid(Noun)

    A fucoid seaweed.

  2. fucoid(Adjective)

    Resembling or relating to seaweeds of the genus Fucus.

  3. fucoid(Adjective)

    Of sandstone: containing seaweed-like markings.

  4. Origin: φῦκος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fucoid(adj)

    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

  2. Fucoid(adj)

    in a vague sense, resembling seaweeds, or of the nature of seaweeds

  3. Fucoid(noun)

    a plant, whether recent or fossil, which resembles a seaweed. See Fucoid, a

  4. Origin: [Fucus + -oid.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fucoid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fucoid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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