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terebratulid

Line breaks: tere|bratu¦lid
Pronunciation: /ˌtɛrɪˈbratjʊlɪd/

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Definition of terebratulid in English:

noun

Zoology
A brachiopod of a mainly fossil order that originated in the Devonian, having a short pedicle and a calcareous loop supporting the tentacles.
  • Order Terebratulida, class Articulata: many families

Origin

1970s: from modern Latin Terebratulida, based on Latin terebrare 'to bore'.

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