Definition of globigerine in English:

globigerine

adjective

Zoology
  • Designating, characteristic of, or composed of foraminiferans of the genus Globigerina or (more widely) the family Globigerinidae.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From scientific Latin Globigerina Globigerina: see -ine.

Pronunciation

globigerine

/ɡləʊˈbɪdʒərʌɪn/