Discina

noun
Dis·​ci·​na | \ də̇ˈs(k)īnə \

Definition of Discina

: a genus of recent African inarticulate brachiopods having a disk-shaped shell whose ventral valve is perforated by the pedicle

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Other Words from Discina

discinoid \ ˈdis(k)əˌnȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Discina

New Latin, from disc- + -ina

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“Discina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Discina. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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