Definition of phanerozonate in English:

phanerozonate

adjective

rareZoology
  • Denoting, relating to, or characteristic of a group of starfishes distinguished by conspicuous marginal plates and comprising the order Phanerozonia (now usually divided into two orders, Paxillosida and Valvatida).

Origin

Late 19th century. From phanero- + zonate, after scientific Latin Phanerozonia, order name.

Pronunciation

phanerozonate

/ˌfan(ə)rəˈzəʊneɪt/