noun Am·bo·coe·lia \ˌambōˈsēlēə\

Definition of Ambocoelia

  1. :  a genus of small smooth or spinose plano-convex fossil brachiopods characteristic of Devonian and Carboniferous rocks

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Origin and Etymology of ambocoelia

New Latin, probably from Greek ambōn rim, edge + koilia cavity, from koilos hollow + -ia

First Known Use: 1867

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to cast off or become cast off

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