Definition of pinacoderm in English:

pinacoderm

noun

Zoology
  • The layer of pinacocytes in a sponge.

Origin

1960s. From ancient Greek πινακ-, πίναξ pinax + -o- + -derm, after French pinacoderme.

Pronunciation

pinacoderm

/ˈpɪnəkə(ʊ)dəːm/