noun Tere·bra·tel·la \təˌrēbrəˈtelə, ˌterəb-\

Definition of Terebratella

  1. :  a cosmopolitan genus of articulate brachiopods (family Terebratulidae) that includes a common species (T. transversa) of the western coast of North America

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Origin and Etymology of terebratella

New Latin, from Latin terebratus (past participle of terebrare to bore) + -ella

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to cast off or become cast off

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