Definition of Loricifera in English:

Loricifera

proper noun

Zoology
  • A minor phylum of minute marine invertebrates (genus "Nanaloricus"), resembling rotifers and living in gravel.

Origin

Modern Latin (plural), from Latin lorica breastplate + ferre to bear.

Pronunciation:

Loricifera

/ˌlôriˈsifərə/