Polyparies
Polypary Pol"y*pa*ry, n.; pl. {Polyparies}. [See {Polyp}.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Polypidom}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Polypary — Pol y*pa*ry, n.; pl. {Polyparies}. [See {Polyp}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Polypidom}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • polypary — polyparian /pol euh pair ee euhn/, adj. /pol euh per ee/, n., pl. polyparies. the common supporting structure of a colony of polyps, as corals. [1740 50; < NL polyparium. See POLYP, ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • polypary — [ pɒlɪp(ə)ri] noun (plural polyparies) Zoology the common stem or skeletal support of a colony of polyps. Origin C18: from mod. L. polyparium, from L. polypus …   English new terms dictionary

  • polypary — /ˈpɒləpəri/ (say poluhpuhree) noun (plural polyparies) the common supporting structure of a colony of polyps, as corals. {New Latin polypārium} …   Australian English dictionary

  • polypary — [päl′i per΄ē əm] n. pl. polyparia [päl′i per΄əpäl′i per΄ē] n. polyparies [ModL < L polypus, POLYP] the common base or the connecting tissue to which each member of a colony of polyps is attached: also polyparium [päl′i per΄ē əm] n. polyparia… …   English World dictionary

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