Meaning of zoothome in English:

zoothome

noun

rare
  • A group of individual coral polyps living in a colony.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From zoo- + ancient Greek θωμός heap.

Pronunciation

zoothome

/ˈzuː(ə)θəʊm/ /ˈzəʊəθəʊm/