Definition of pogonophore in English:

pogonophore

noun

Zoology
  • Pogonophoran.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Deep Sea Research. From scientific Latin Pogonophora, taxon name from ancient Greek πωγωνοϕόρος wearing a beard from πωγωνο-, combining form of πώγων beard + -ϕόρος. Compare French pogonophore.

Pronunciation

pogonophore

/pəˈɡəʊnə(ʊ)fɔː/