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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typical genus of brachiopods of the family Discinidæ. The genus ranges from the Silurian to the present day.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A genus of Branchiopoda, having a disklike shell, attached by one valve, which is perforated by the peduncle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology Any member of the branchiopod genus Discina.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any fungus of the genus Discina

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

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