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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A foraminifer.

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  • n. A foraminifer

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  • n. marine microorganism having a calcareous shell with openings where pseudopods protrude

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Short for foraminifer.

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