One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of, belonging to, or designating a fossil foraminiferan of the genus Orbitoides, family Orbitoididae, or superfamily Orbitoidacea, typically having a discoid or lenticular shell.
Such a fossil.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Lyell (1797–1875), geologist. From scientific Latin Orbitoides, genus name from classical Latin orbita + -oīdēs.
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