Palaeotremata

plural noun
Palaeo·​trema·​ta | \ -rēm- \

Definition of Palaeotremata

: a small order of Brachiopoda comprising primitive inarticulate forms known from the Lower Cambrian through the Ordovician

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Other Words from Palaeotremata

palaeotremate \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦⸗mə̇t , -​ˌmāt \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for Palaeotremata

New Latin, from pale- + -tremata

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“Palaeotremata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Palaeotremata. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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