Definition of Loricifera in English:

Loricifera

plural noun

Zoology
  • A minor phylum of minute marine invertebrates (genus "Nanaloricus" ), resembling rotifers and living in gravel.

Origin

Modern Latin (plural), from Latin lorica ‘breastplate’ + ferre ‘to bear’.

Pronunciation

Loricifera

/ˌlɒrɪˈsɪfərə/