Hydroid Definition

hīdroid
noun
Any of numerous solitary or colonial hydrozoans having a polyp rather than a medusa as the dominant stage of the life cycle.
American Heritage
Any hydroid hydrozoan.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
hydrozoan
adjective
Like a hydra or polyp.
Webster's New World
Of or related to an order (Hydroida) of hydrozoans, including the hydras and many colonial marine species.
Webster's New World
Of or pertaining to such creatures.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Hydroid

Noun

Singular:
hydroid
Plural:
hydroids

Origin of Hydroid

  • hydr(a) –oid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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