Definition of phaeodarian in English:

phaeodarian

adjective

Zoology
  • Of, relating to, or designating the group Phaeodaria (phylum Actinopoda), comprising radiolarians whose central capsule has three groups of pores.

noun

Zoology
  • A radiolarian of the Phaeodaria.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Ernst Haeckel (1834–1919). From scientific Latin Phaeodaria, group name + -an.

Pronunciation

phaeodarian

/ˌfiːə(ʊ)ˈdɛːrɪən/