Phacops

noun
Pha·​cops | \ ˈfāˌkäps \

Definition of Phacops

: a genus (the type of the family Phacopidae) comprising Silurian and Devonian trilobites with a large rounded glabella and a large pygidium

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History and Etymology for Phacops

New Latin, from phac- + -ops

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“Phacops.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phacops. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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