plural noun
Ne·​o·​trema·​ta | \ ˌnēə‧ˈtremətə, -rēm- \

Definition of Neotremata

: an order of inarticulate brachiopods that have the peduncle restricted throughout life to the ventral valve or atrophied in the adults and are known from the Cambrian to the present

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Other Words from Neotremata

neotremate \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈ⸗ˌmāt \ noun, plural -s
neotrematous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗mətəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Neotremata

New Latin, from ne- + -tremata

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“Neotremata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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