Definition of philodinid in US English:

philodinid

noun

Zoology
  • A rotifer of the family Philodinidae.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac Funk (1839–1912), publisher and reformer. From scientific Latin Philodina + -id, after scientific Latin Philodinidae, family name.

Pronunciation

philodinid

/ˌfɪləˈdʌɪnɪd/