Holectypina

plural noun
Ho·​lec·​ty·​pi·​na | \ hōˌlektəˈpīnə \

Definition of Holectypina

: a suborder of extinct sea urchins (order Exocycloida) having a central peristome, an excentric periproct, an Aristotle's lantern, and nonpetaloid ambulacra and found in Jurassic, Cretaceous, and Eocene strata

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History and Etymology for Holectypina

New Latin, from Holectypus, genus of sea urchins (from hol- + Greek ektypos worked in relief) + -ina

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“Holectypina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Holectypina. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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