fucoid definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or of the order Fucales, including brown algae like gulfweed and rockweed.
    • Resembling or relating to seaweeds of genus Fucus.
    • Of sandstone: containing seaweed-like markings.
    • correctly, belonging to an order of alga: (Fucoideæ) that are blackish in shade, and create oöspores that aren't fertilized until they have escaped through the conceptacle. The most popular rockweeds as well as the gulfweed (Sargassum) tend to be fucoid in character.
    • In a vague feeling, resembling seaweeds, or associated with nature of seaweeds.
    • Of or from the order Fucales, including brown algae such as for example gulfweed and rockweed.
    • Resembling or regarding seaweeds associated with genus Fucus.
    • Of sandstone: containing seaweed-like markings.
    • precisely, owned by an order of alga: (Fucoideæ) which are blackish in color, and produce oöspores that aren't fertilized until they have escaped from conceptacle. The normal rockweeds while the gulfweed (Sargassum) tend to be fucoid in personality.
    • In a vague good sense, resembling seaweeds, or of nature of seaweeds.
  • noun:
    • A member for the purchase Fucales.
    • A fossilized cast or effect of such an organism.
    • A fucoid seaweed.
    • A plant, whether recent or fossil, which resembles a seaweed. See fucoid, a.
    • An alga belonging to the Fucoideæ—that is, to your Fucaceæ or even to the Phæosporeæ.
    • any of different algae of the family Fucaceae
    • a fossilized cast or impression of algae associated with the purchase Fucales
    • an associate of this order Fucales.
    • A fossilized cast or effect of such an organism.
    • A fucoid seaweed.
    • A plant, whether recent or fossil, which resembles a seaweed. See fucoid, a.
    • An alga belonging to the Fucoideæ—that is, into the Fucaceæ or even to the Phæosporeæ.
    • some of different algae of this family Fucaceae
    • a fossilized cast or effect of algae regarding the order Fucales
  • others:
    • with respect to or resembling seaweeds, especially those belonging to the Fucaceæ; in addition applied to species of Phæosporeæ, which are occasionally classified as Fucoideæ.
    • Containing or characterized by impressions of fucoids or by markings resembling those created by fucoids. Additionally fucoidal, fucous.
    • related to or resembling seaweeds, particularly those of the Fucaceæ; also placed on types of Phæosporeæ, which are sometimes classified as Fucoideæ.
    • Containing or characterized by impressions of fucoids or by markings resembling those produced by fucoids. In addition fucoidal, fucous.

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