ootaxon etymology

English word ootaxon comes from English taxon, English oo- (Relating to eggs or ova.)

Detailed word origin of ootaxon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
taxon English (eng) (taxonomy) Any of the taxonomic categories, such as phylum or subspecies.
oo- English (eng) Relating to eggs or ova.
ootaxon English (eng) (taxonomy) Any taxonomic classification of egg fossils.

Words with the same origin as ootaxon

Descendants of oo-
aboospore ooblast oocyan oocyst oofamily oogamy oogenesis oogenetic oogenus ooid ooidal oolite oolitic oologic oological oologist oology oophagy oophore oophorous oophyte oospecies oospore oozooid