fucoid definition by Webster's New World
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of or like seaweed, esp. rockweed
Origin: ; from fucus plush -oid
a seaweed; esp., rockweed
fucoid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of or belonging to the order Fucales, which includes brown algae such as gulfweed and rockweed.noun
- A member of the order Fucales.
- A fossilized cast or impression of such an organism.
Origin: fuc(us) + -oid.