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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any marine annelid of the genus Hyalinæcia, especially H. tubicola of Europe, which inhabits a transparent movable tube resembling a quill in color and texture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of opisthoparian trilobites with distinctly lobed glabella, seventeen thoracic segments, and extremely small pygidium. Sao hirsuta is a well-known form, abundant in the Cambrian rocks of Bohemia, whose ontogeny has been fully described by Barrande.

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