Fusulinidae

plural noun

Fu·​su·​lin·​i·​dae
ˌfyüzəˈlinəˌdē
: a large family of Paleozoic foraminiferans known from their tests which form a major component of one widely distributed kind of Carboniferous limestone

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Fusulina, type genus + -idae

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“Fusulinidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fusulinidae. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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