ter·​e·​brat·​u·​la | \ ˌterəˈbrachələ\

Definition of terebratula

1 capitalized : a genus of articulate brachiopods with arms borne by a calcareous loop and a short peduncle projecting through the shell that is type of a family Terebratulidae
2 plural terebratulas\ -​ləz\ or terebratulae\ -​ˌlē\ : a brachiopod of the genus Terebratula : lamp shell

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Other Words from terebratula

terebratular \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗lə(r) \ adjective
terebratuline \ -​ˌlīn, -​lə̇n \ adjective

History and Etymology for terebratula

New Latin, from Latin terebratus + -ula

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