Definition of protococcoid in English:

protococcoid

adjective

Botany
  • Having the form of or resembling an alga of the genus Protococcus.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica. From Protococcus + -oid.

Pronunciation

protococcoid

/ˌprəʊtə(ʊ)ˈkɒk(s)ɔɪd/