noun Wald·hei·mia \wȯldˈhīmēə\

Definition of Waldheimia

  1. :  a genus of brachiopods closely resembling Terebratula but having longer brachial loops and including many fossil forms and a few that still exist in the deep sea

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Origin and Etymology of waldheimia

New Latin, from G. F. von Waldheim †1853 German paleontologist + New Latin -ia

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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