Definition of ctenophoran in English:

ctenophoran

noun

Zoology
  • An animal of the phylum Ctenophora; a ctenophore, a comb jelly.

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or relating to the phylum Ctenophora.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From Ctenophora + -an.

Pronunciation

ctenophoran

/tɛˈnɒf(ə)rən//tiːˈnɒf(ə)rən/