from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A division of brachiopods including those which have a calcareous shell furnished with a hinge and hinge teeth. Terebratula and Spirifer are examples.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A prime division of brachiopods, including those which have a hinged calcareous shell: opposed to Ecardines: same as Arthropomata.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.