Definition of fusulinid
: any of a family (Fusulinidae) of extinct marine foraminifers
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The traces of ancient invertebrates with astonishing names (crinoids, fusulinids, and so on) were just one of many signs that the landscape my coastal relatives used to mock for its monotony in fact harbored wonders.
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Origin and Etymology of fusulinid
New Latin Fusulinidae, from Fusulina, a genus, from Latin fusus spindle + -ulus -ule + New Latin -ina, diminutive suffix
First Known Use: 1941See Words from the same year
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