spiriferacea

noun
spi·​rif·​er·​a·​cea | \ (ˌ)spīˌrifəˈrāshēə \
plural -s

Definition of spiriferacea

: a suborder or superfamily of Brachiopoda comprising all the Telotremata with calcareous spiral supports for the arms

History and Etymology for spiriferacea

New Latin, from Spirifer + -acea

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“Spiriferacea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spiriferacea. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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