Definition of phylactolaematous in English:

phylactolaematous

Pronunciation /fɪˌlaktə(ʊ)ˈliːmətəs/

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or relating to the class Phylactolaemata of freshwater bryozoans, characterized by the presence of an epistome overhanging the mouth.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Allman (1812–1898), naturalist. From scientific Latin Phylactolaemata, class name + -ous.