plural noun
Fu·​su·​lin·​i·​dae | \ ˌfyüzəˈlinəˌdē \

Definition of Fusulinidae

: a large family of Paleozoic foraminiferans known from their tests which form a major component of one widely distributed kind of Carboniferous limestone

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History and Etymology for Fusulinidae

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 Nov. 2020.

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