Hydrophyllium
Hydrophyllium Hy`dro*phyl"li*um, n.; pl. L. {Hydrophyllia}, E. {Hydrophylliums}. [NL., fr. Gr. "y`dwr water + ? a leaf.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the flat, leaflike, protective zooids, covering other zooids of certain Siphonophora. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hydrophyllia — Hydrophyllium Hy dro*phyl li*um, n.; pl. L. {Hydrophyllia}, E. {Hydrophylliums}. [NL., fr. Gr. y dwr water + ? a leaf.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the flat, leaflike, protective zooids, covering other zooids of certain Siphonophora. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrophylliums — Hydrophyllium Hy dro*phyl li*um, n.; pl. L. {Hydrophyllia}, E. {Hydrophylliums}. [NL., fr. Gr. y dwr water + ? a leaf.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the flat, leaflike, protective zooids, covering other zooids of certain Siphonophora. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Covering scale — Scale Scale, n. [Cf. AS. scealu, scalu, a shell, parings; akin to D. schaal, G. schale, OHG. scala, Dan. & Sw. skal a shell, Dan. ski[ae]l a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and E. shale, shell, and perhaps also to scale of a balance; but perhaps… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fe3O4 — Scale Scale, n. [Cf. AS. scealu, scalu, a shell, parings; akin to D. schaal, G. schale, OHG. scala, Dan. & Sw. skal a shell, Dan. ski[ae]l a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and E. shale, shell, and perhaps also to scale of a balance; but perhaps… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ganoid scale — Scale Scale, n. [Cf. AS. scealu, scalu, a shell, parings; akin to D. schaal, G. schale, OHG. scala, Dan. & Sw. skal a shell, Dan. ski[ae]l a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and E. shale, shell, and perhaps also to scale of a balance; but perhaps… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phyllocyst — Phyl lo*cyst, n. [Phyllo + cyst.] (Zo[ o]l.) The cavity of a hydrophyllium. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scale — Scale, n. [Cf. AS. scealu, scalu, a shell, parings; akin to D. schaal, G. schale, OHG. scala, Dan. & Sw. skal a shell, Dan. ski[ae]l a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and E. shale, shell, and perhaps also to scale of a balance; but perhaps rather… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scale armor — Scale Scale, n. [Cf. AS. scealu, scalu, a shell, parings; akin to D. schaal, G. schale, OHG. scala, Dan. & Sw. skal a shell, Dan. ski[ae]l a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and E. shale, shell, and perhaps also to scale of a balance; but perhaps… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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