Definition of pelmatozoic in English:

pelmatozoic

adjective

Zoology
rare
  • Designating or relating to echinoderms which are fixed to the substrate by a stalk.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Athenaeum. From pelmato- + -zoic, after pelmatozoan.

Pronunciation

pelmatozoic

/ˌpɛlmətəˈzəʊɪk/