Exogyra

noun
Ex·​o·​gy·​ra | \ ˌeksəˈjīrə \

Definition of Exogyra

: a genus of Upper Jurassic and Cretaceous bivalve mollusks that have thick shells and spirally twisted beak and are related to the true oysters

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History and Etymology for Exogyra

New Latin, from exo- + -gyra (from Greek gyros ring, circle, from gyros round)

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“Exogyra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Exogyra. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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