Cy`a*tho*phyl"loid (s?`?-th?-f?l"loid), a. [NL. cyathophyllum, fr. Gr. ky`aqos a cup + fy`llon a leaf.] Palen.

Like, or pertaining to, the family Cyathophyllidae.

 

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Cy`a*tho*phyl"loid, n. Paleon.

A fossil coral of the family Cyathophyllidae; sometimes extended to fossil corals of other related families belonging to the group Rugosa; -- also called cup corals. Thay are found in paleozoic rocks.

 

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