Definition of stolonate in English:

stolonate

adjective

  • See stolon

    • ‘A number of stolonate ctenostomes bore into the substance of mollusk shells; other species are associated only with hermit crabs, and a few are commensal with shrimps or polychaete worms.’
    • ‘S. aegyptiacum forms erect, branching and stolonate colonies that resemble strings of glass beads.’
    • ‘Colonies are usually fleshy, stolonate, membraneous, encrusting, or upright with branching.’
    • ‘Phylactolaemate bryozoans form globular or stolonate colonies in a variety of exclusively fresh water habitats.’

Pronunciation

stolonate

/ˈstəʊlɒneɪt/