Definition of rotaline in English:

rotaline

adjective

Zoology
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the foraminiferan genus Rotalia or a larger group to which it belongs; rotalid, rotaliform.

noun

Zoology
  • A rotaline foraminiferan.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Zoologist: a miscellany of natural history. From scientific Latin Rotalia + -ine.

Pronunciation

rotaline

/ˈrəʊtəlʌɪn/